publication date: Saturday, November 4, 2000 (part of Round XI)

category: Music

clue: Sure, she gave us the Miami sound. But she also gave us Jon Secada.

explanation: Estefan skyrocketed to fame in the 1980s as the lead singer for the Miami Sound Machine, and continued to be closely associated with the city throughout her solo career. Unpopular pop singer Jon Secada got his start as one of her backup singers, and went solo with her endorsement. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, David Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Anna Gregoline, and Edward Tegge

trivia: Any chance to pick on Jon Secada is a good one.


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