Active since 1999 and established as recording company in 2015 in Berlin by the DJ and producer DJ Garrincha (São Paulo, Brazil) the label goes back to the 1990’s Berlin, at a time of underground parties and a very exciting cultural milieu where DJ Garrincha was active. In 2008 he started the event called Tropical Diaspora, soon joined by the cultural scholar and DJ DR. Sócrates (Vigo, Spain).
We are an independent record label, and event, Tropical Diaspora®️ Records has as its main focus the production of vinyl records of the Afro Diaspora and Native cultures so-called by the colonizers indigenous culture.
Our language is music. We feel obliged to empower the people we work with by means of giving them the chance to control their own narrative. We emphasize cross-cultural experiences that show the manner how communities take their past and present into their own hands. And we are glad to be an instrument for this purpose.