As one of the leading emerging voices in the Urban Latin music landscape, Puerto Rican artist Rafa Pabön is a prolific singer/songwriter.
The timely video release of his single “Sin Aire (Without Air)” in early June 2020, became Latin music’s most visual rejection of racial injustice. “We need to grow as humans and not allow racism, discrimination or police brutality in this day and age,” said Pabön to Billboard Magazine. As noted by Rolling Stone, Rafa Pabön leads the ‘Conciencia Collective’ campaign for racial justice; Latin music new education initiative about the Black Lives Matter movement.
Among his notable songwriter successes, in 2019 Rafa co-wrote and was featured on Dalex’s hit single “Pa Mi” which has accumulated over 1 Billion streams worldwide. The Remix video by Dalex ft. Sech, Rafa Pabön, Cazzu, Feid, Khea and Lenny Tavárez has accumulated more than 287M views on YouTube.
Rafael E. Pabón Navedo, AKA “Rafa Pabön”, was born on May 29, 1996 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His passion for music began at a young age in the “Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico” where he excelled in the arts. In seventh grade he was enrolled at one of the most prestigious music academies in the island, the Libre de Música of San Juan learning percussion & trumpet classes, then he continued his education at the conservatory.