Defender, Bohemian and lover of Bolero. Lively, fajon and with a good attitude despite any setbacks.
The daughters of late singer Tito Rojas are aware of the fan-favourite admiration for the salsa book that left a deep impression. For the artist giving everything on stage to fully enjoy the interaction with his audience. But Kisha and Jessica see much more. He remembers the father who, while insisting on his dream of devoting himself to singing, went on a shift job on a bicycle to feed the household with his wife. Who embraced them under the roof of the Public Housing Administration’s Section 8 program in Humacao, far from economic stability. For the consenting grandfather who saw the well being of his grandchildren.
Memories of sweet man, lover of organs and sweets. From the smiling father, determined that his daughters will not lack for anything, they come across the proud daughters, who confess how hard it is to talk about the “Salcero rooster” a year and a half after they left. Is.
“People don’t know because people saw him singing for an hour on a stage, signing autographs, taking pictures with him. But when we returned home, we know what we saw behind the door. That’s when you analyze that moment so quickly… painful that sudden death happened,” said Jessica, who, like her sister, appreciates that in the seventh edition. salsa anniversary Tributes are paid to him posthumously. The Salsol broadcaster’s program will take place this coming Sunday at the Hiram Bithorn Stadium.
“I never thought my dad would die at 65, much less like that, just,” he said with sadness about his death in the early hours of December 26, 2020, as a result of a heart attack. “I hoped and believed that he was going to be with us longer. But in order to find peace and manage to find it, I have also had to think that God has been good, because he let me turn 65” , he continued, and expressed pride in the way he was.
“Many people sang his songs, he came into the houses with his music, but we know who Julius Caesar was, and he was a great father, a good man, a man of the people. Within my pain, that satisfies me. fills it up.”
During his artistic career, the man responsible for phrases such as “from Perdona” and “coge patu casa” was no stranger to controversy.
“My dad used to hear whenever there was negative talk in the media, or sometimes when he would go into the street and say ‘x’ or ‘y’, and the next day it came out in all the media, and sometimes- Sometimes we were like ‘Look, daddy, you came to the event, he talked about you’, and sometimes we had to go through a lot to take care of and protect him, and in less than an hour ‘I can tell you, sometimes he bathed, got dressed, and said ‘You’re fighting for my things, don’t worry’, and he’d go out into the street as if nothing had happened, his head was high, smiling, singing, happy, with its spark, energy with it”.
In this sense, Kisha highlights the sound integrity of songs like I will always be, condemn me your love You no one is eternalAmong the wide collection of hits.
“Daddy was the strength at home,” said the Reds’ eldest. “As much as he was falling, he couldn’t see us crying,” he said, and extended his legacy.
“My dad was a man who got everything he could, by his authority, by sacrifice and by his sweat, working honestly, cleanly. One really tries to put the sadness aside because my dad was the kind of person who could be suffering or feeling sad, but my dad didn’t show it to anyone. He was there with his fun, his joys, his songs, his bohemia, his guitar and all those things that slowly I’m thinking about saying ‘wait for it’, and inspire me to say more. I am capable of ‘I’m going to do this and I’m going to do another’ even though I’m not present”, he said without being emotional, and picked up on mixed feelings to repeatedly encounter memories of his father.
“On the radio, or on television, on other platforms, whether it’s Facebook or Instagram, not everyone hears their father’s voice. See your dad’s face,” she said with a broken voice. “One is still working with Smriti. But seeing people’s affection for me personally gives me strength.”
Although no one showed interest in dedicating himself to music professionally, he had some musical conversations with his father in the intimacy of the home.
“We love to sing,” said Kisha. “We inherited this tone. Puppy said ‘Jessie, make me second voice, Kisha, first, and me with guitar’. Several times he was accompanied by guitar and said ‘No, sorry, they are’ you disagreeWhen he readyTell me’ (laughs). But we created a family atmosphere, intimate, that we also made the inside of our home bohemian. My dad was a bohemian man, he didn’t sing salsa in my house. My dad was, the ballads, the bolero, the music of Tito Rodriguez from yesterday ”, he recalled. “I can tell you that, of the grandchildren, my daughter (Amanda Isabel) is at the Specialized School of Fine Arts in Humacao, and she entered singing. My child sings beautifully,” said Julian Yadeel’s mother , which leans towards technology.
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With regard to the opportunity to see the tribute to the interpreter at the salsa event next Sunday, the two reiterated their gratitude and anticipated that it would be a moment with mixed feelings. Kisha appreciates the occasion as an excuse to realize the appreciation of her heritage.
“Grateful to all the people, all the fans, all the people that we are going to meet there for being able to hug each other, shake hands. Many people who have contacted us because they didn’t have the opportunity to wake up or be at the funeral ceremony because the pandemic was at its peak,” he insisted. “Very happy and, at the same time, with the fear that this How’s the meeting going to be, because we’re going to see the figures that we saw with our old man, since we were little kids.”
Jessica paid a sense of gratitude for the gesture of producing the event, which would include the participation of Malo Ruiz, Willy Gonzalez, Nino Segarra, Tito Allen, Giro, Pedro Brul and Limi T-21.
“I want to publicly emphasize on behalf of my family, my sister, my mother (Evelis “Ivy” Escobar), my nephews and myself that we are very grateful, very happy. It will be a great time, with everyone. We are going to have a little emotional moment, but we know that God is going to be present and we know that Dad is going to be very happy and we know that God is going to give us the strength to be there. Let’s talk, to receive the embrace of all those who have made us feel that affection, love and affection. We are grateful to the whole world for this love, the best wishes and the passion with which they sing all these songs in chorus which will continue for the rest of the years.
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