Isabela Merced‘s music profession could also be younger, however it’s already mighty.
After making waves a 12 months in the past with the discharge of her first single “Papi”—which might go on to earn over 5 million streams on Spotify with a music video seen over 12 million occasions on YouTube—the Peruvian-American actress has taken her time and made positive her subsequent releases lived as much as the hype. First got here wonderful EP the higher half of me in Might. (Lead-off monitor “apocalipsis” is a bona fide bop.) And now, she’s upped the ante along with her new single “Do not Go,” a joint effort with Danna Paola, the Mexican singer and star of Netflix’s Elite.
Co-written with frequent collaborators Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo, the scorching pop monitor pulls from the worlds of salsa and chanteo, making its launch throughout Hispanic Heritage Month all of the extra particular.
“Being a younger Latinx, I all the time wish to discover a option to merge the outdated with the brand new,” Isabela stated of the tune in a press launch. “Lyrically, it is a couple of little bit of a chase in a relationship. I do not know the place this man’s emotions are, however within the video, you get readability for what’s actually happening…and all of it make sense. There may be pleasure within the lyrics about being a Latina, Danna, Mejicana, and, me, Peruana! We needed to seek out the proper function for it and eventually did. It needed to be a Latin artist who may SING—a feminine powerhouse. So, Danna joined us, and I could not be happier.”