by Alejandro Ferregrino-. Since some controversial statements made during a media tour in Mexico City went viral, the group “Yahritza y Su Essentia” is going through tough times.
During an interview that took place several months ago but went viral on TikTok in early August, the three Martinez brothers, from Washington but of Mexican descent, responded with honesty when asked about their first time — and a pizza. De Ingenuidad – Impression of Mexico City.
Yahritza – singer, 16 years old – admitted that even though she liked the city, Kostaba’s job took getting used to the traffic noise; His brother ‘Mando’ said that he liked the food season in his native town; While Jairo said that he only ate ‘chicken’ because of his delicate stomach.
His statement – along with another video in which Yahritza defended her right to speak English instead of Spanish – He was seen as arrogant or even aggressive by the Mexican public.part of which triggered the so-called generalized caesi à la Cancelled These youths who are only two years old gather fruit with their priests in the Yakima Valley and sing only at family parties.
All this controversy threatens the great musical moment he is living, thanks to songs such as “Fragile”, which he recorded with Grupo Frontera, and “I’m the Only One”, which among others Together with the great successes, the knowledge of reproduction has been acquired. Spotify and YouTube.
In less than two years, all three Martinez brothers were successful The darkest face of fame and even death threats Of the people hiding behind the scenes.
“I didn’t want to go out of fear”
“I didn’t want to leave because of the fear that they were watching me and they were doing something”, Tuti in a recent interview for the YouTube channel of Pepe Garza, a well-known communicator specializing in regional Mexican Yahritza accepted with a voice. music.
Pepe, who has criticized hate against the young man since the beginning of the controversy and called for an understanding of his Mexican-American origins, visited him at his home in Yakima and gave him a chance to present his side of the story in a more comfortable setting. .
Several times during the interview the young man wanted to understand the Mexican public, as this was his first visit to the country. “We didn’t grow up there, we don’t know much about Mexico”, said Yahritza, who did not seem to understand that none of her unfortunate remarks had a derogatory tone and much less superiority.
“We grew up always eating Mexican food, we were very poor with nothing. My fathers had to struggle to buy zapatos or food for us, sometimes reaching frijoles”, she insisted.
“There are also comments that say ‘les falto humildad’, but how do you know that a nomination for Désir uns palabras is so humble?”, ‘Mando’ added.
Yahritza’s priests, ‘Mando’ and Jairo also came out in defense of their sons and showed their pain for the hatred they received.
“Don’t think that heart breaks a man”, says his father with tears in his eyes.
“I’m very proud of them for everything they’ve given us (…) I leave everything to God and I don’t wish bad for anyone, that’s what they did”, he concluded.