Helen Ochoa: “It’s Important To Teach Women Self-Love”

Helen Ochoa dropped her new single today called, Ahora Soy De El or Now I am His, and the song is about overcoming heartbreak and learning to have self-respect, self-love, something that a lot of people can relate to.

“Now more than ever we have to teach women to love and respect themselves,” said the Mexican-American singer to Billboard. “I want to write songs about women overcoming obstacles, or help them overcome something they’re going through with my lyrics.”

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This isn’t the first time that she’s tackled on feminist issues. “In my first album, I talked about how different my career and/or love life would be if I was a boy,” Ochoa explains. “It’s no secret that I’m in a genre dominated by men, but that’s going to change soon. There’s so much female talent out there. In my new album, it’ll all be about overcoming those challenges.”