Saucy Santana: The Dynamic Star Shining on 'College Hill: Celebrity Edition'

From makeup artist to rapper, Saucy Santana's journey is as colorful as his personality. Discover five fascinating facts about the vibrant artist lighting up reality TV with his unique flair and inspiring self-confidence.

Saucy Santana, born Rashad Jamiyl Spain, is already making waves as a vibrant personality in the third season of “College Hill: Celebrity Edition.” Those familiar with his interviews, appearances on "Love and Hip-Hop Miami," or engaging live streams knew he would bring his unique flair to the show. Known for his anthemic songs that boost self-confidence, Santana's presence on “College Hill” is marked by his emotional support doll and promises even more exciting moments to come.

Here’s a closer look at the multifaceted rapper with five quick facts about Saucy Santana:

He Has Been Celebrity Adjacent Since Childhood

Santana's stepfather, Big Vic, worked as a bodyguard for renowned artists like Jim Jones, 50 Cent, Lil Kim, and Mobb Deep. He often took young Saucy along on the job, resulting in a now-viral photo of a young Santana with the Clipse.

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He Started as a Makeup Artist

Initially, Santana gained fame as a makeup artist for the City Girls. This exposure helped him carve out his own path in the spotlight, eventually leading him to try his hand at rapping. His debut single, “Walk ‘Em Like a Dog,” was released in the summer of 2019.

He’s a Victim of Gun Violence

Santana survived a drive-by shooting in Miami alongside friends. Although no lives were lost, Santana believes the attack was fueled by homophobia. This harrowing experience inspired his song, “You Can’t Kill Me.”

He Has Afro-Dominican Ancestry

Santana’s paternal grandmother is of Afro-Dominican descent, a heritage he often discusses in interviews and live streams. Despite this connection, he has mentioned that he does not speak Spanish.

From Connecticut to Florida

Saucy Santana spent his early years in Connecticut before his family relocated to Florida when he was ten years old.

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