Born and raised in Bangangte Cameroon in 1988, Irma Pany knew here fate was in music after settling for active participation in Church Choir.Born of a guitarist father and a church choir singer mum, Irma grew to defie all odds and ended up a better version of her parents.She grew up in Douala where she learnt to play the piano at the age of 7 before moving to Paris France in 2007 to imprive her education.
Doors opened for Irma in France , ending up becoming one of the country’s biggest You Tube success stories as a soul pop singer cum songwriter and producer .She gradually rose from performing acoustic covers in her teenage bedroom to finally duetting with international superstars like Will I am and Celine Dion on the global site.
Michael Jackson and Lauryn Hill became so iconic to Irma that she started uploading their renditions.A move which saw her sign to My Major Company Label , the firat French crowdfunding lavel a year later.She surprised and shocked many after collecting 70,000 euros in 48 hours hence becoming the fastest fund raised musical project.
When opportunity knocked she flew to Hudson New York to accomplish her first album dubbed “Letter to the Lord” with veteran Lenny Kravitz American Producer , Henry Hirsch after which she toured Europe in 2011 after releasing the record.Then boom her single “I know” lifted her to top 10 backed up by the very album which did equally well.
2012 was equally a year of harvest as Irma became the face of Google’s European Campaign , lifting her to stardom globally.That is how she got nominated for MTV Europe music awards and got signed with Universal Republic , in another move which saw her release her second album.
Come April 8th 2020, Irma will be unveilling her next album in collaboration with a number of cameroon artistes .The move comes right after her Europe, Asia and America tour while writing original soundtracks for French Netflix series .
Her brand new song Va-t’en , released a couple of weeks ago , has become the talk of the African and European continents with a song full of vocal richness and impressive video picture ideas, kudos to her production team.The song is over 70K views on You Tube.