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Puerto Rico’s “Queen of Reggaeton” Ivy Queen Hits U.S. Gay Clubs
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Too often, says Puerto Rican singer Ivy Queen, Latin artists overlook their LGBT fans. To show her support of this fan base frequently forgotten by her contemporaries, last week the “Queen of Reggaeton” embarked on an eleven-city Ivy Queen: Viva Puerto Rico tour of U.S. gay clubs, as Pollo del Mar reports in this article for The Huffington Post.
"The love I receive from the [LGBT] community has been incredible," says the singer, who has released eight studio albums during her two decades as a recording artist. "I want this tour to show my appreciation."
Kicking off January 30 in Miami, Bay Area-based Latin promotion Club Papi Productions takes Queen coast-to-coast through February 21. On Saturday February 1, RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2 star Jessica Wild joined Queen in front of an enthusiastic San Francisco audience. The superstar hits Chicago February 6, followed by San Diego the following day.
According to Queen, LGBT fans started to emerge early in her career. By the release of aptly titled CDs such as Diva (2003) and Drama Queen (2010), known for songs of female empowerment and liberation, the singer had a core following within the gay community.
"My closest friends, my ……..[Full article HERE]