San Francisco artist Cecilia Cassandra Peña-Govea, better known under her moniker, La Doña, shares her first single off her upcoming EP, Algo Nuevo, due February 12. The sensual track, “Le Lo Lai,” and accompanying video speaks to La Doña’s style of reggaeton, dubbed “femmeton,” which is a golden blend of Caribbean beats and hip-hop. It’s a fresh take from the usual male role in regards to the sex centered tale spinning and offers a woman’s perspective of one night stands, being free, and simply having fun.
La Doña takes charge as she recollects her summer romances on a San Francisco stoop. Her women entourage gather for the details and provide the additional motivation to spill intimate details. La Doña navigates from English to Spanish to breeze through each lover and her quick wit plays on the unattached mentality she posses. Co-directed by Naomi Garcia and La Doña, the playful nature of the track and video becomes a strong, women-led single to dismantle any stigmas left on women who just want sexual flings and not a commitment.
La Doña will be opening up for Mexican rock group Cafe Tacvba at Hollywood Forever’s Dia De Los Muertos Sacred Migrations celebration on November 2.