Camila Cabello has been killing it as a solo artist since she left Fifth Harmony, and her song 'Havana' is sweeping up a top Spotify honor.
When she was 6 years old, Camila and her mom flew from Cuba to Mexico. Then they took a bus across the border and to Miami — it took a month. Camila only had a backpack, a blond plastic doll, and a Winnie the Pooh diary. They left friends and family behind, including Camila’s father. Her mom felt as though “chances for success were limited” in Cuba. “I didn’t want that for my daughter … I wanted her to have opportunities,” she said. Camila’s dad joined them in Miami a year and a half later. Camila reflected on how her journey influenced her. “I want to be what people think of when they think of America.