Panamanian R&B/hip-hop group La Factoría was created in 2000 by producer Pablo Maestre, better known as DJ Pablito. The group's debut disc was released in that year and entitled DJ Pablito Presenta La Factoria. Heavy radio support generated fan interest throughout the Spanish-speaking world, from Mexico to Colombia, Venezuela, their home nation of Panama, and other Caribbean nations such as Curazao and Aruba.
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La Factoría is a Panamanian Reggaeton and Reggae en Español group led by Marlen Romero better known by her stage name Demphra. Initially the group was formed by Marlen Romero (Demphra), Johanna Mendoza (Joycee), Edgardo Miranda (MC Joe) and Pablo Maestre (DJ Pablito). Eventually Joycee, Joey Montana and DJ Pablito left the group, however, Demphra decided to carry on with the project.
In 1999 Demphra joined Panama Music where she launched her first solo album, "La Willa Demphra". The disc was a complete success in her home country Panama including songs as: "El Muslo", "Tilin Tilin", "Ush", among others. After the success of this album MC Joe, Goodfella, Joycee and DJ Pablito got together with Demphra and La Factoría was formed.
The group quickly became a Latin American phenomenon, hits like "Todavía", "Que me Maten", among others gave La Factoría several awards and a Gold disc for more than 200,000 sales of their first CD in Central and South America. In 2000 La Factoría launches "Más Allá" songs like: "No Lastimes Más" and "Ese Hombre es Mío" they became huge hits in Latin America.