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Last updated: April 14, 2023

Pahua is a composer, percussionist, DJ and producer from Mexico City who mixes Caribbean and folkloric beats with electronics and percussions from all over the world. Mostly started as a vocalist in a Mariachi (regional music from her country) and was lyricist and founder of Sotomayor Music band that was a neocumbia experimental music project with her brother. During the pandemic started Pahua where she produces her own music and where she explores different vibes with a lot of musicians and new genres. Nowadays she is working on lullabies for Apple Music and  in her new album that is a collaborative work with 12 Latin American artists with a mix of folktronic cumbia, afro beats, kuduro and house music. Pahua is on the Latin electronics beats scene called Latin Wave.

Projects & initiatives

Global Network for Women Music Producers

Designed in consultation with partners in countries from around the world, the program will help overcome barriers in the music industry, and provide opportunities for support, discussion, networking and collaboration.