Nina Flowers got Loca at Spin Nightclub

Sun. May 9, 2010 12:00 AM by News Staff

nina flowers performed two packed shows at spin on saturday

photo credit // anthony meade

Nina Flowers performed two packed shows at Spin Nightclub

Chicago, IL - The fabulous and fierce Nina Flowers, voted "fan favorite" on the first season of ‘RuPaul's Drag Race,' returned to Chicago for two packed performances Saturday night at Spin Nightclub.

Jorge Flores, known as Nina Flowers, was born in Puerto Rico and now lives in Denver, Colorado with his partner Antonio. Nina got her start while attending beauty school in Puerto Rico and has been performing for 15 years. She is known professionally as a makeup artist, entertainer, DJ and producer.

Drawing inspiration from European Rock Artist, Nina Hagen, the 35-year-old entertainer is quite distinctive with a muscular physique, tattoos and edgy costumes.

"I was heavily influenced by one of my favorites, Nina Hagen. Her character and her drama when performing drew me in," Flowers told last December. "I also found Boy George, the Eurhythmics, and Pete Burns, to name a few very inspirational figures that added to my drag character."

Before gaining national attention on ‘Drag Race,' the Puerto Rican drag queen developed a solid following with live performances and numerous YouTube videos. Chicago fans watched Flowers grow through the Miss Continental Pageant.

In December 2009, Flowers in collaboration with DJ Ranny released her first dance single "Loca", which is available for purchase through iTunes and Masterbeat. The single reached its highest spot (#15) on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play the week of January 30.

Flowers performed and promoted her hit single "Loca" during two live shows. After the last performance she signed autographs and meet fans at Spin Nightclub. Later, she DJ'd the Inferno: Bound after party at Steamworks.