Humberto "Tito" Nieves (June 4, 1958, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico) became one of the leading Salsa singers of the 1980s and the early 90s. Raised in the U.S., Nieves began his career while participating in Orquesta Cimarron, a New York-based group. In 1977, he teamed up with singer Héctor Lavoe and his Orchestra and joined The Conjunto Clasico. Later, Nieves decided to start his solo career in 1986, setting himself apart by singing Salsa in English. Sonámbulo launched his career. Present hits include Fabricando Fantasias and Ya No Queda Nada with La India.