Yahaira Plasencia’s first jobs determined that her course was singing, but, after finishing high school, she wanted to take another path: study a professional career.
One of the representatives of the Peruvian salsa is Yahaira Plasencia, who has achieved international recognition thanks to his long career in music and his talent in dancing, as well as the occasional controversy in the world of show business. However, in her youth, the popular ‘Queen of the totó’ did not plan to be an artist. She studied a profession outside the world of reflectors, but had some reasons not to finish it or practice it.
What did Yahaira Plasencia study before becoming a singer?
In an interview with the magazine Magacín 27, Yahaira Plasencia said that she discovered her singing talent at the age of 15, when she started working in a circus. At first, she was a dancer, but over time she was able to demonstrate your talent, and that marked her forever. After finishing high school, Sergio George’s pupil joined the Son Tentación orchestra in 2012, but, according to what she told her Instagram followers, she went through the ranks of a university: “She studied Language Translation” she pointed out.
Yahaira Plasencia was one of the main voices in Son Tentación. Photo: @Sontentacion/Instagram
Why didn’t Yahaira Plasencia finish her studies?
Although Yahaira Plasencia also made it clear that she plans to resume her studies, she was unable to complete her degree due to the hard work she did as a member of the group Son Tentación. Events, tours and rehearsals would have occupied the singer’s time and she moved away from the career she aspired to.
Over time, the artist dabbled in reality shows and was part of “Esto es guerra”. As is known, in this production it is necessary to spend time rehearsing the competition games and to this is added the hours that remain live.
Yahaira Plasencia was nominated for the Lo Nuestro Awards 2023
This 2022, Yahaira Plasencia premiered a song with Ator Untela, called “La cantante”, under the direction of Sergio George. Thanks to the song’s rhythm and lyrics, this song was nominated for the Song of the Year – Tropical category at the Lo Nuestro Awards. This was the singer’s first international nomination.