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El cantante

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Leon Ichaso

Puerto Rican singer Héctor Lavoe emigrates to the United States and becomes a pioneer of salsa music. In New York, he meets Puchi, who becomes Héctor's loving but fiery wife. Signing with Jerry Masucci's Fania record label, Lavoe teams up with trumpeter Willie Colón to perfect the new musical style. The duo rise to fame, but Lavoe's struggle with drug addiction threatens his life as well as career.

Cast :

  • Marc Anthony
  • Héctor Lavoe
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Puchi
  • John Ortiz
  • Willie Colón
  • Manny Perez
  • Eddie
  • Vincent Laresca
  • Ralph
  • Federico Castelluccio
  • Jerry Masucci
  • Nelson Vasquez
  • Johnny Pacheco
  • Ismael Miranda
  • Héctor's Father
  • Christopher Becerra
  • Tito (12-15 yrs.)
  • Bernard Hernandez
  • Tito (7 yrs.)
  • Jared Everleth
  • Tito (4yrs.)
Producers :
Julio Caro , Jennifer Lopez , Simon Fields , David Maldonado
Writers :
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