La Isla Bonita: Stars With Cuban Roots

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  • Gina Torres
  • Rita Marley
  • Andy Garcia
  • Gloria Estefan
  • Celia Cruz
  • Pitbull
  • Laz Alonso
  • Pedro Zamora
  • Faizon Love
  • Christina Milian

Gloria Estefan

Would we be doing the Conga without Gloria? Hard to say. But it's indisputable that Estefan brought the beat of the island into mainstream American pop music. The singer, who left Cuba as a child, has said many times that she dreams of returning one day. Unfortunately, her open opposition to the Castro government may not make that possible. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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