Lily Vasquez was born in Columbia in 1976. She loved music since childhood. Lily was growing up listening to traditional Columbian melodies, as well as vallentano and bolero. Vasquez started singing when she was just 4 years old.
When Lily turned 14, her family moved to the USA, where she got discovered rock, pop, and R&B. When she was just a teenager, Vasquez starting writing lyrics, in which she talked about her passions, emotional experience, and life problems. Vasquez is not just a singer, she professionally dances mamba and salsa and works as a TV host.
After moving to the USA, Lily started performing on parades, festivals, and other popular music-related events. It wasn’t easy to book Lily Vasquez. She worked with different music directions and even tried herself as a composer. Vasquez created a unique style by mixing all the genres, which influenced her work, such as pop, rock, bolero, salsa, and others.
Lily managed to jump-start her career by collecting $50,000 on a crowdfunding website SellaBand. She became the first Hispanic artist, who collected such a large sum. This money helped Vasquez recorded a Latin rock album Pasion de Mujer. When recording the LP, she got assistance from such experienced producers as Charlie Contreras and Pablo Garcia.