Popular singer of romantic salsa music known for albums like The Original One and Only, No Comparison, and Always With You.
He played the trombone in the Chamaco Rivera Orchestra.
His first album sold around 100,000 copies.
He has children named Rafael Angel Gonzalez and Marco Antonio Gonzalez.
He claims to be thankful to have never been hooked on drugs. However, drug addiction did claim the life of his friend Hector Lavoe.