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The Kings of Salsa


The story of Richie Ray and Bobby Cruz, their origins in music, family conflicts and their fight to reach the top, while they transform Latin music with a new genre called salsa.


The Kings of Salsa tells the impressive story of the most important partner in salsa music, Richie Ray and Bobby Cruz. From their first meeting in New York City, Richie, a child prodigy, and Bobby, a young man immersed in the harshness of the street, find the passion that will unite them for the rest of their lives: music. The film explores their battles on and off the stage, from their musical origins, family conflicts, and their struggle to rise to the top, as they transform Latin music forever.


Raul Garcia

Socorro Torres

Carlos Nido

Ivanna Victoria Villanueva

Julio Roman