Although the majority of the young popular musicians establishing themselves on the global stage come from English-speaking countries, there are also remarkable names from non-English countries whose talents make an impression both in their own country and in the global music industry. One of them is the Mexican singer Virlan Garcia, who started his professional singing career in 2015 and is known for albums like Voy Amarte Hoy and Pobre o Criminal.
Virlan is a very young man in every respect, but due to the unique nature of the creative industry, especially in the entertainment sector, his youth was no obstacle to a career. Learn more about him, his background, and his path to becoming a nationally recognized Mexican singer.
Virlan Garcia Biography
On July 28, 1997, Virlan Garcia’s parents welcomed him into the world in El Tajito, Sinaloa, Mexico. There Virlan Garcia grew up and eventually fell in love with music, he showed so much passion for music that one day he took a pen and a guitar and wrote his own music.
Many details about his background are unknown, but we know that he grew up with two siblings, both girls. We also know that he started learning guitar as a teenager and later wrote his own songs. His talent for songwriting eventually led him to write songs for artists like Gerardo Ortiz. He spent his early days as a musician writing songs for others, while his own explosion as an artist began in 2015 when he released his first single Que Ya Estas Harta. The single was well received and was featured on several music charts in Mexico.
With his own independent career underway, Virlan Garcia continued to release his first series of music projects, albums Pobre o Criminal and Yi Cambio Mi Suerte. The latter included some singles that he had released on platforms like YouTube, like Ivan Archivaldo. Since he released his debut album at the age of 18, Virlan has continued to grow in the industry and has gained international recognition in Latino countries and in the United States.
Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He has Released a Number of Albums
At a young age, one can forgive Virlan Garcia for having only a few titles, but as a talented and hard-working musician Virlan Garcia has released at least five albums since his debut in 2015. Some of the albums include his early projects like Pobre o Criminal and Y Cambio mi Suerte. Others are albums like Voy Amarte Hoy, released in 2017, Mi Vida Eres Tu, released the same year and Te Comparto, released in 2018.
His albums have appeared in the Billboard charts and on Monitor Latino.
- He sang his first song at the age of 2 years.
Virlan Garcia’s relationship with music goes back to the age of two when he serenaded his mother with the song La Palomita. It was a beautiful experience that connected mother and son at that time when he lived in Sinaloa and Virlan keeps the memory of this experience until today.
As part of his close relationship with his mother, Garcia also makes it his mission to return home for some of his mother’s dishes, including his favorite, rice and beans with ranch steak.
- Virlan Garcia’s Music is Based on a Local Mexican Genre
Virlan Garcia’s music focuses on Mexican music genres such as corridos, banda, and norteno. With the popularity of his music, he has become an ambassador of Mexican music throughout the world, presenting some of the cultural elements of the North American country to the world.
- Virlan Garcia is a Father.
For Virlan, everything seems to move at a fast pace and this is not only true for his professional life as a singer. He is also a father, blessed with a daughter named Irlanda Garcia. His daughter was born in 2017 by his longtime girlfriend, Fernanda Esquer.
Virlan and Fernanda continue to maintain a loving relationship and it remains to be seen whether the two will marry one day.
- He has collaborated with various Mexican artists.
Virlan Garcia is quite a collaborator, having worked with artists such as Edgar Salazar, Carlos Gomez, and Gerardo Ortiz in the short time he has spent in the Mexican industry.