With Un Millon De Rosas, lead vocalist Oscar Gonzalez changed his name to Oscar De La Rosa and made it part of the group's name -- hence, the band was now officially called Oscar De La Rosa & La Mafia. Underneath those surface changes, the music of La Mafia remains the same. Based in conjunto and cumbia, the group's music is a slick, pop-oriented fusion that relies as much on producer Mando Lichtenberger Jr.'s studio savvy as it does on De La Rosa's soulful vocals. Whether the band is tackling mariachi or tear-jerking ballads ("Mejores Que Ella," recorded with Marc Anthony), La Mafia pulls it off with grace, style, and professionalism, making Un Millon De Rosas an essential purchase for Latin fans.
AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
feat: Marc Anthony