25 Year Old Reggaeton Historian and Executive Producer. On April 6, 1994 Katelina was born Kathleen Eccleston to Panamanian parents. She completed an Associates of Applied Sciences in Graphic Design and Illustration in 2015 with High Honors from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Marymount Manhattan College in New York, NY.
While completing her Bachelor of Arts Degree, like few before her, she completed a series of academic papers utilizing her access to first hand sources of Reggaeton music to theorize pedagogies regarding the genre’s evolution.
In 2018 she was offered a television contract by Bronxnet to stream weekly episodes on channels 68 and 34 in the Bronx. Her program “Reggaeton con la Gata” has helped form opinions in publications such as Nylon, Vibe, Teen Vogue and a number of others as well as in a classroom at The University of Wisconsin.
Katelina has had a change of heart regarding pursuing media representation as a primary goal for her career and is currently pursuing music as Gata.
Katelina is a survivor of Rape, of Police Brutality, of Suicide and is utilizing a variety of mediums as a means to expand her fanbase and make an impact on the world.