Name: Celia Cruz
Why she rocks: She was one of the most successful salsa performers of all time, and earned 23 gold albums. She was known as “The Queen of Salsa” and “La Guarachera de Cuba”.
Quote: “If I had a chance I wouldn’t have been singing and dancing, I would be a teacher just like my dad wanted me to be”
Because of this woman… Cuban music became popularized around the world.