The Evolution of La Pana

La Pana is a singer/ songwriter that hails from Pedro Miguel, the Canal Zone sector of Panama City Panama a Latin country in Central America that welcomed thousands of Caribbean islanders during the construction of the Panama Canal in the 1800’s.

The Caribbean migration to Panama had a great impact on the culture with food, language and music to name a few. La Pana’s family roots are from Barbados and Jamaica.

La Pana was raised listening to Gospel, R&B,Reggae and Calypso/Kaiso in her household. She recalls her family hosting parties for birthdays and holidays and she was always drawn to the sound of the music. As an adult she received extensive vocal training and has had the opportunity to sing background vocals for gospel artist Byron Cage, Dottie Peoples, Donnie McClurkin to name a few. She directed the choir in church and was able to teach voices based on her training. La Pana is a creative writer, her lyrics will have you pulling out Webster's dictionary if you're not familiar with certain words that are not usually used in the Soca genre.

Singing Soca started as a hobby, in 2019 La Pana wrote a song and sang it for her best friend. After hearing the song her best friend encouraged her to take it more seriously. Unfortunately her best friend was killed in a tragic accident, her untimely death was a devastating blow to La Pana however, it motivated her to pursue her music career full time.

She released her first single “Sink in Ya Back” of that same year.

She has a unique style that she brings to the Soca genre, this Panamanian artist brings sweet, sexy, soulful melodies in English and Spanish and not to mention good vibes and high energy!

She is a member of Rich Nation Entertainment signed as an independent artist with a major distribution deal through AWAL/Sony Music Entertainment. La Pana has been building her discography in just a short period of time. Her music is currently streaming on all music platforms.

1. Sink in Ya Back-2019
2. Leave it Alone-2020
3. AY AY AY (Empress J) -2021
4. Ven Aqui (CDiddy)-2021
5. Tell Me-2021
6. J’ouvert-2021
7. Di Road Feb 2022
8. Sweet Remedy release March 2022
9. Sangria March 2022
10. Private Property April 2022
With many more releases to come, this Panamanian Soca artiste is well on her way.

You can find all La Pana’s music streaming on all major platforms.