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LaRegina takes control with soulful reggae fusion in latest single ‘In Charge’

With self-produced vocals and melodies, she effortlessly navigates the beats while delving into the complexities of our tech-dominated world.
3rd January 2024

LaRegina once again dazzles as she effortlessly merges reggae and soul in her newest single, In Charge This vibrant track serves as a compelling journey into the pitfalls of contemporary technology, showcasing LaRegina’s pop vocals seamlessly woven with infectious, trap-tinged beats.

The accompanying music video amplifies the message, featuring LaRegina passionately performing against an industrial backdrop. Clad in a vibrant pink jacket that contrasts with the dreary surroundings, she symbolically asserts herself in any environment. 

LaRegina’s musical journey traces back to her childhood in Germany, where early experiences in choirs and influences from the likes of Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, and India Arie paved the way for her success. She delved into diverse genres with the German afro band Condemana and the duo NoBitSection, experimenting with blues, dub, and indie pop. Reggae’s spiritual and melodic nuances inspired her to take a transformative turn in her career.

Her debut album, Plot Twist, released in 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic was a pivotal moment.​Departing from Vybez Studio Basel label, she embraced an independent path, venturing into indie R&B and classic reggae in 2023.Collaborating with producer Shon Gbrl, she left an indelible mark with singles like Penny for Your Thoughts and People Pleaser.

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In Charge continues to showcase LaRegina’s songwriting prowess, drawing inspiration from personal experiences and emotions. With self-produced vocals and melodies, she effortlessly navigates the beats while delving into the complexities of our tech-dominated world. The lyrics, such as “Can you tell me who is in charge?/ Once the screen is turning dark,” compel listeners to confront the harsh realities of our fast-paced, expectation-laden existence.

For LaRegina,​ new tune ​w​orks as a commentary on the struggle to find balance between the online and offline realms in our contemporary society. Her bilingual approach, incorporating both English and German lyrics, adds a layer of depth to her exploration of these themes.

As In Charge resonates across playlists worldwide, LaRegina not only enchants with her soulful vocals and insightful lyrics but also establishes herself as an artist fearlessly addressing the pertinent issues of our era, all while delivering an irresistibly danceable beat.

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