Jenni Rivera (born July 2, 1969) is a Mexican song writer and recording artist. Rivera raised in Long Beach, California . Jenni signed a recording contract with EMI, and Fonovisa Records in 1993, releasing her debut album "Chacalosa" in 1995. The album established her as a "La Diva De La Banda", credited for influencing the banda genre in the mid-1990s.
With the release of her tenth studio album "Jenni" (2008), Jenni became the first artist in the history of "Billboard Latino" to have all of her albums debut at number one on the U.S. Top Latin Albums chart.
Jenni's personal life began to gain substantial media attention before the trial for "abuse charges" against her former husband in 2006, their marriage ended years before the trial. Jenni has had a difficult life as an adolescent. She went through a physical abuse from a close friend of the family. Jenni released her ninth studio album "Mi Vida Loca" in 2007 which became one of her most critically acclaimed albums. The following year Rivera began recording her tenth studio album "Jenni" and was released on September 9, 2008.
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