Monica Saldivar is a rising star in Tejano music. The singer from Grand Prairie, Texas won Tejano Idol in 2015 releasing her self-titled debut album a few short years later in 2019. That album earned Top New Female Artist at the My Tejano Awards in 2019 and a win as Best New Female Artist at the Tejano Music Awards a year later.
Saldivar chatted with Tejano Nation journalist DJ Peaches in an exclusive interview for the premiere episode of her new show, Tejano Talk & Tequila, produced by our media partners at Reventon Y Mas, which airs on Roku. The 26-year-old singer opened up about her music influences, the difficulties of succeeding as a woman in a male-dominated genre, her music, her career as a music educator and so much more.
Tejano Talk & Tequila is a web show that features everything in the Tejano industry with in-depth interviews with some of Tejano’s rising stars and Tejano icons with host Elisa Jaimez (DJ Peaches), one of the most respected journalists and radio personalities in La Onda Tejana.
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After five years away from music, the San Antonio singer returns with an energetic cumbia.
The beautiful visual showcases the amazing collaboration featuring 25 Tejana voices.
The Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame musician, songwriter, and producer passed away on September 11.