L.A.-based Las Cafeteras along with The Center for Cultural Power tap the artistic talents of Sa-Roc, Boog Brown , QVNL and Mega Ran for a politically charged track titled “If I Was President Remix .” This remix which also gets a visual treatment. The original version was released in January 2017 as a musical form of protest to Trump’s Inauguration Day and now four years later, the new version brings together 5 artists from 4 cities and 3 Swing states who represent the Collective Vision of America that represents Black, Indigenous, Working People of Color who helped change the direction of the 2020 Election.
On the night of Biden’s victory speech in November, he exclaimed loud and clear to the Black community, “you’ve always had my back and I will have yours.” Bolstered by those words, Las Cafeteras invited rappers Sa-Roc from Atlanta, GA and Boog Brown from Detroit, MI to join them. Sa-Roc and Boog Brown brought their voices and lyrical chops, as both black women and swing-state residents, to this project to speak ‘Truth to Power’ and share the desires from the communities that changed the face of power in states across the country. Arizona based artists, QVLN and Mega Ran, who were part of the historic elections that flipped the swing state’s electoral vote, were also invited to add their voices to the track.
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“If I Was President” is the third edition to the critically acclaimed electoral anthem series released from Las Cafeteras in the last four months. In partnerships with socially conscious non-profit organizations, Las Cafeteras anthems advocated for the power of voting and in support of the BLM movement they worked with artists to unify Black and brown voices through song. The trilogy has received national attention from national newspapers and media outlets including The New York Times, NBC News, Latino USA and KCRW to name a few.
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