New release out > African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter fundraiser compilation, 28 tracks!

V/A – African Electronic Diaspora: Black Lives Matter

release date: Friday 04.09 Bandcamp Friday
on Bandcamp only > www.rebeluprecords.bandcamp.com


In the aftermath of the Black Lives Matter protests in June allover the globe, followed by a summer with or without holidays, it’s important to keep the flame burning and the discussion going. The road is still long, but united we stand, moving forward together.

The aim of this compilation is to raise funds for various (inter)national NGO’s, anti-rasicm advocacy groups and organisations of black initiative, with all proceedings to be donated to these causes. (Look in press info for full list of carefully selected organiations)

The artists donated their music as a collaboration between Rebel Up Records, the artists and the international labels Nyege Tapes, Syrphe, Bongo Joe Records, Sdban Records, Galletas Calientes, Blanc Manioc, Indigenous Underground, Strut, Earconditioning and 1000Hz Records. On this compilation we brought together mostly electronic African or Afro descendant artists from the worldwide diaspora and artists based in their homelands, from motherland Africa to Latin America to the Caribbean and back to Europe. It’s a vibrant combination of contemporary sounds that showcases the current talent of the artists and producers, combined with awareness for black lives & art and serving as a fundraiser. You can find a list of the supported organisations on the last page. Also info on each of the artists and their Bandcamp pages are included in the notes.

As this compilation is an ongoing process, it’s possible that the tracklist can still grow with a few extra songs in the next weeks. Please support & buy this compilation, let the internal fire burn on.

Also check the amazing support by the blogs Pan African Music and Rhythm Passport with nice articles and words about the compilation!

Sat 20 June > Rebel Up! SebCat @ Salón Sonoro, Mezrab, A’dam

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on saturday, Rebel Up! SebCat will also be playing at Mezrab in Amsterdam (the old Pakhuis Wilhelmina at IJ river) for a night of hot afro-caribbean and latino fun!

Live bands:
BIGUINE BALADE | Afro-Caribbean
Swinging island music from Martinique, practice your dance skills with steaming Biguine, Mazurka. Calypso, Zouk, Compas, Merengue, Reggae.

SON 5 | Latinamericansplashsounds
Beautiful people playing cumbia, son, joropo, huapango, rumba en festejo and what more?

DJ’s SebCat & Zé Karlo spinning tunes all night long.

Doors open: 20.30 PM
Show: 21.30 PM
€6

all info > Mezrab site or FB event.