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Berlin May 8 (TD®R): Radio Kanakantena Global Dj Specials: Dj Anacaona aus Bogotá

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We at Tropical Diaspora® Records are very happy to be able to announce a new Radio Broadcast. Gió Di Sera aka Don Rispetto is fighting for the right thing since a long time or like Spike Lee would put it he is doing the right thing!. Gió ´s fight happens not only in the Radio but on the streets of Berlin – Kreuzberg, the mythical district in the Germany Capital. Kreuzberg was during the Cold War era one of the poorest areas of West Berlin, but since German reunification in 1990 it has become more gentrified and known for its...

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Berlin Apr 13 (TD®R): Tropical Diaspora® Records Manifesto – our position facing cultural appropriation

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Tropical Diaspora® Records MANIFESTO All that we are not and will never become – Tropical Diaspora® Records’ position facing cultural appropriation Let us begin by stating that the language in which we write is alien to us. But like any other means of communication language is also an arena of struggle. We use language as a weapon. The culture of colonized people is managed in the metropolis of the Western world. It has been incorporated in the system of cultural classification of the West. Ethno, Afro, Latin, World… they are all names that give Westerners means of recognition and difference:...

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Berlin Apr 13 (TD®R): New Mix Tape Featured by Don Rispeto w/ Señor Eddy from Sonorama Discos Crew in Chicago

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We at Tropical Diaspora® Records are very happy to be able to announce a new Radio Broadcast. Gió Di Sera aka Don Rispetto is fighting for the right thing since a long time or like Spike Lee would put it he is doing the right thing!. Gió ´s fight happens not only in the Radio but on the streets of Berlin – Kreuzberg, the mythical district in the Germany Capital. Kreuzberg was during the Cold War era one of the poorest areas of West Berlin, but since German reunification in 1990 it has become more gentrified and known for its...

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Berlin Mar 8 (TD®R): New Mix Tape Dj GArRinchA WOMANISH

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Dj GArRinchA VOL.22 WOMANISH The history behind the creation of commemorative dates can be found easily nowadays, matter of fact for instance the day to celebrate native people in Brazil was created by their oppressors, dates created for independence in most Latin American countries in the same way end up with the oppressor in power, the history tell us that those countries never were, aren´t and will never be independent. Other special dates are created for children, to celebrate the same children that in their majority in the world don´t have access to food, water, education or a childhood in...

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