Patra was one of the most popular dancehall and reggae artiste in 1980s-early 1990s. She brust onto the scene with a string of collaborations with artists such as Mad Cobra, Shabba Ranks and Yo-YO.
She got her stage name from the shortened version of the word Cleopatra, and made her name as a talented deejay/singer/actress.
She debut as a guest spot on “Really Do It” with Mad Cobra and “Body Slam” with Richie Stevens. These tracks gave the world a taste of what the sexy and sophisticated Patra had to offer the US mainstream listeners.
After doing those collaborations she then decided to start her solo career, this led to the released of Queen of the Pack, Worker Man, and Romantic Call (feat. Yo Yo), all hit the top ten on music networks.