Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde teams with Michigan wordsmith and activist Michael Reyes to drop a triumphant clip for their #BlackLivesMatter anthem “Freedom.” The video directed by Asili, Gaetano Vaccaro and Daniel Rodriguez features poet Amani Olugbala as the time-traveling muse who brings the struggle for freedom to life in her roles as runaway slave girl and peaceful protestor. The colorful video is the perfect companion to the track inspired by the jumping rhythms and political chants of Fela Kuti‘s signature afrobeat sound. Check the footage below to watch the video for “Freedom.” Grab a free download of the single via tainaasili.com. Purchase Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde’s 2014 Fruit of Hope LP via iTunes.
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