Hailing from the Bronx, New York, Santos represents the best of both worlds.  He was born to a Dominican father and a Puerto Rican mother. His parents enrolled him in his church’s choir at the tender age of 12. He is a songwriter, actor and  producer. However, Santo’s claim to fame was his role as the (former) lead singer of the Bachata group Aventura.

About The Author

Bianca Alysse is a creatively driven Bronx-born writer and editor. Before becoming The Knockturnal‘s music editor she served as Latina‘s creative coordinator and was a contributor at Billboard. The Boricua scribe has a lengthy resume in the music industry and has penned for Universal Music Publishing Group, Epic Records, G.O.O.D. Music, Compound Entertainment, Artistry & Récords, and Arcade Creative Group. Her work has been seen on platforms like VIBE, mitú, TIDAL, Remezcla, and behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week. As an independent contractor, she has written for Sony Music Entertainment’s global business affairs department, Warner Music Group, and currently Roc Nation.

6 Responses

  1. Jane

    I don’t even speak Spanish but I hear this song in my neighborhood all the time. Lml


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