By: Suzette Fernandez
Karol G has opened up for a new Univision Digital documentary called Karol G: La Guerrera del Género (Karol G: The Warrior of the Genre), set to premiere on Univision.com Tuesday, March 19. Billboard has an exclusive preview today (Mar. 8).
The story of Karol G will be unveiled, showing how she broken barriers in a genre that is mainly dominated by men. The digital documentary, led by Leo Suarez (director and writer) and Javier Cruz (producer) follows Karol G on every step of her journey during six months, from traveling to her native Medellín, Colombia to capturing content for her successful nine-city shows in cities such as Miami and Las Vegas.
La Guerrera del Género explores Karol G’s personal and professional ups and downs, and rise as a urban star.
“’We are excited to tell Karol G’s story of resilience in the face of many challenges and setbacks she experienced on her rise to stardom,” said Hilda Garcia, vice president of Digital Entertainment, Univision. “Karol G will inspire young women with a seemingly impossible dream to make it. There couldn’t be a better time to tell this story with the impact Urban Latin music has across generations, cultures and how the genre became part of the general market.”