Had a successful career in Cuba as a nightclub singer before moving to the United States, where from the 1970s she was known as the “Queen of Salsa Music.” Cruz's operatic voice moved through high and low pitches with ease, and her style of improvising rhymed lyrics added a distinctive flavour to salsa.
Oil Pastel on Paper
18 W x 24 H
This drawings is part of my BLM series honoring the great black artist who have contributed so greatly to our culture.
Proceeds go to BLM bail fund.