Son Boricua is a Latin dance music orchestra based in New York City, founded by Jose Mangual Junior. Lead singer was Jimmy Sabater until his death in 2012. Their debut album was released in 1998. Their music is mostly salsa (Puerto-Rican style) and mambo, both original songs and covers. The meaning of the name - "Son" is a Latin genre (originally from Cuba), and "Boricua" means Puerto-Rican in Spanish.