Nationality: Cuban-American

Celia Cruz was one of the most iconic singers and performers of salsa music, known as “la Reina de la Salsa” (the Queen of Salsa). She released 75 albums over her lifetime, 23 of which went gold.

Her famous shout “¡Azúcar!” (which literally means “sugar,”) was used by Celia Cruz as an interjection in songs and performances, in time it took on greater meaning as a remembrance of enslaved Africans who worked on Cuban sugar plantations.

“When opportunity presents itself grab it. Hold on tight and don’t let go.” – Celia Cruz

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Rafael Fernandez Jr
Rafael Fernandez, Jr., (AKA The Latin Babbler), is the Puerto Rican/Dominican Founder of Wafi Media and Host of The Latin Babbler Show. He has over 20 years experience in web developement and digital internet media. His love for culture, compassion for his community, humor, and unapologitic approach to talk about complicated topics in the Latino Community have inspired individuals from all parts of the United States and parts of Latin America to join him in celebrating Latin excellence.