Able to effortlessly transition from a verse filled with hardcore rap to a hooky pop chorus, rapper/singer Becky G worked alongside artists like Cody Simpson
before breaking out with a solo career.
Born and raised in Inglewood, California, Rebbeca Marie Gomez became Becky G in 2011 when she uploaded cover versions of Kanye West
's "Otis" and Frank Ocean
's "Novacane" to video-sharing services. The year 2012 saw her release the mixtape @itsbeckygomez and join Cody Simpson
on his single "Wish U Were Here." By the end of the year she appeared on the remix of Ke$ha
's single "Die Young," while her own single, "Becky from the Block," landed in 2013 alongside her EP Play It Again. Her 2014 single "Shower" cracked the Top 20 in the U.S., while 2015 saw her premiere the Dr. Luke-produced track "Lovin' So Hard" at the Radio Disney Awards. In 2017, Becky G's career got a boost when she appeared in the feature film Power Rangers, playing Trini, the yellow Power Ranger. In July of that year she scored a major Latin chart hit with "Mayores," a collaboration with Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny
. ~ David Jeffries, Rovi