Latin girl-group Bella Dose is here to bridge the gap between English and Spanish speakers.
There are more Spanish speakers in the U.S. than in Spain and by 2050, the U.S. will be the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world with 138 million. Yet somehow Bella Dose is the first of its kind, a bilingual girl band where every member can sing and write in English and Spanish. The foursome will represent generations of people who grew up in multilingual households.
Who is Bella Dose?
The band came together in 2018 when the group’s manager, Vicky Curiel, auditioned singers from around the U.S. Bella Dose translates to “dose of beauty.” The girl group is based in Los Angeles.
What does Bella Dosa sound like?
Bella Dose has often been compared to Fifth Harmony and BlackPink. The members cite Selena, The Beatles, Queen, Beyoncé, Etta James, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera as some of their eclectic influences. Suelta mixes Latin, pop and dance.
Who are the members of Bella Dose?
All of the members were born in the U.S. and have families of Latinx descent.
Brianna Leah Curiel, born on April 29, 2003.
Melany Vanessa Rivera, born Nov. 12, 1999.
Thais Rodriguez, born Mar. 2, 1999.
Jenni Hernandez, born on July 24, 1998.
The girls studied music to be more independent
When Vicky discovered the girls in Miami, the manager flew them out to Los Angeles. There she taught them the guitar, piano, music theory and sound engineering. Thus, Bella Dosa members manage their own recording sessions along with writing their own music.
The group proudly represents their culture
The members have roots in Cuba, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Chile.
“We truly take pride in who we are, so it’s incredible that we can portray that through our music by combining both languages and many genres,” Rodriguez told Glamour.
Their music is personal
“I feel like it’s good that I share my story as well, that way it can relate to people who have gone through the same thing… just to let them know that whatever happens, it’s okay, you can express yourselves, just know that you’re not alone,” Hernandez told Audacy.
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