As well as Celia Cruz and Gloria Estefan.

President Barack Obama made a landmark trip to Cuba last Sunday, in which he sought to bury the Cold War rivalry and engaged in much of the country’s culture. A huge fan of music, Obama also remarked that both Americans and Cubans “share the same love of music” and cited Pitbull as the unifier that he is: “So even as our governments became adversaries, our people continued to share these common passions, particularly as so many Cubans came to America. In Miami or Havana, you can find places to dance the Cha-Cha-Cha or the Salsa and eat ropa vieja…People in both our countries have sung along with Celia Cruz or Gloria Estefan, and now listen to reggaeton or Pitbull.”

A video of the speech has since been taken down.

[via NME]



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