Maria Respeto

Maria Respeto

Maria Respeto well known as "Giggles" was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from South Shore H.S., where she obtained her vocal and musical training. She became very popular when she wrote and recorded "Love Letter" for Cutting Records. It immediately played on every major radio stations in New York and became a huge crossover hit. The success of "Love Letter" enabled her to perform in clubs throughout New York and the West Coast.

Giggles later released another single titled "Hot Spot" in 1989, which was poised to hit it big as well. It was released on Atlantic Records. Her vocals with strength, delivered verse and chorus in fine style, which proved how well trained this young lady was at the age of 20. She also had two male dancers which added great presence to her well choreographed show, and as a result, had received an overwhelming response. Giggles had finally come back with a very strong single Cutting Records titled, "What Goes Around...Comes Around". This record definitely put her right where she belonged, on top of the charts. Giggles had won the best dance song of the year in 1992 from the New York Music Awards for "What Goes Around...Comes Around".

Her songs have been in the Billboard's top 100. It didn't stop there, because she had also recorded an album titled, "He Loves Me...He Loves Me Not". Her album included such hits as "He Said, She Said" and "Memories of Love", which also played on some major radio stations. Though it's been 17 years since her last performance, she will never be replaced. She's missed entertaining for her fans and recording hits. She plans on regaining back her image and dignity. Giggles aspirations are refreshingly clear and exciting, and will surely continue to be reflected in her music for years to come.

Maria now goes by the name Maria "Giggles" Respeto, as another woman now tours and records as Giggles.
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Maria Respeto Discography Tracks


CR-211 Giggles Giggles - Love Letter(12") Cutting Records CR-211 US 1987 Sell This Version
Giggles Giggles - What Goes Around Comes Around (Maxi) Cutting Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Giggles Giggles - He Said She Said Cutting Records US 1992 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Giggles Giggles - Love Letter (Single) Cutting Records US 1987 Sell This Version
THCD 5030, THCD5030 Various Love Letters (as M. Respeto) Various - Bass Bomb 3 (Dropin' Da Freestyle Latin Hip-Hop)(CD, Comp) Thump Records, Thump Records THCD 5030, THCD5030 US 1994 Sell This Version