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Times Queen Bey Has Shown Support For Latinos

Beyoncé has been down with Latinos since she was a tiny dancer competing on Star Search. For that, and these reasons below, we’re declaring her an honorary Tejana✨?✨.

She Admitted She Wishes She Were Latina – Yes, Really

Selena Influenced Her Music

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Growing up in Texas, it’s only natural that she too was obsessed with the Reina of Tex-Mex. She even performed at rodeos just like Selena.

Her Spanish Songs Are Just as Flawless as Her English Songs

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Beyoncé and Destiny’s Child got down to some flamenco when they performed “Quisiera Ser” with Alejandro Sanz at the 2002 Grammy Awards. ???

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She Has a Telenovela Theme Song

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Bey teamed up with Alejandro Fernández in 2007 to record “Amor Gitano” for Telemundo’s production El zorro, la Espada y la Rosa. It doesn’t get more Latino than a telenovela.

She Shakes Her Hips Like a Latina

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Almost immediately after releasing “Amor Gitano,” Beyoncé teamed up with Shakira for “Beautiful Liar,” where she rivaled Shakira’s hip-shaking moves.

She Waves the Mexican Flag with Pride

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Husband Jay Z’s Got Mad Love for Latinos Too

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There are dozens of Latino references in Jay Z’s lyrics, but his love for the Latino culture doesn’t stop there. In 2012 he signed Shakira to his Roc Nation Management label to produce three albums, and later signed Puerto Rican receiver Victor Cruz to Roc Nation Sports Management in 2013. Plus, he’s obsess with cigarros cubanos.

Queen Bey Released an Album in Español

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And She Takes Her Spanish Very Seriously

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Her Besties are Cuban, Mexican and Puerto Rican

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She Loves Dancing Salsa and Merengue

We’re Just Gonna Say it. She’s Tejana

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