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5 Facts You Didn't Know About Puerto Rican Artist 'Blanca'

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Check out these 5 facts you didn't know about Puerto Rican artist 'Blanca.'

1. Blanca uses her Puerto Rican heritage as an inspiration.

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Feeling alive 🇵🇷

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“I am Puerto Rican, second generation,” Blanca explains. “With this album, I wanted to share my heritage and the strong Latin culture influence that is part of my background. Again, this is something I had never done. Redimi2was amazing. I had collaborated in his albums before, so it was wonderful to reverse the roles this time around. The funny thing is that my mom always wanted me to do something in Spanish. I finally did it.”

2. Her single "Remind Me’" was written at a moment in her life where she said she "desperately needed to remember God’s faithfulness. It became an anthem."

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Backstage vibes... most likely thinking about food.

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3. After a decade with Group 1 Crew, her self-titled debut as a soloist in 2015, rose to the Top 10 list of Best Christian Albums in the Billboard and produced the number one radio hits “Who I Am” and “Not Backing Down” with the participation of Tedashii.

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Soaking up San Francisco with my girls. ☀️🍦

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4. In the midst of darkness, Blancafound light in her music, when she began composing tracks for her second album “Shattered” (“Quebrantado”) in 2016, the mother of the Orlando-based singer of Puerto Rican heritage was battling breast cancer and passed away later that year.

5. This fall, Blanca joined Mandisa’s “Girls Night Live” tour, also featuring Riley Clemmons.