Sinkane’s new album tells the story of immigrants in Trump’s era

Dépaysé, New York-based musician’s seventh album tells an initiation story with an Afro Funk soundtrack. To be released on May 31st on City Slang.

Since its first album issued in 2009, the band led by Ahmed Gallab ignores barriers, be it musically or politically-speaking.

As the artist of Sudanese origins explains himself « Sinkane is an american band made of people from all around the world. Our collective experience as children of the diaspora gaves our music a genuine authenticity and reality. »

Dépaysé pays tribute to these life trajectories, telling the story of “the discovery path of an immigrant in the Trump era. The music is strong and raw, it emits an uncomparable energy.”

“Everybody”, first single taken from the upcoming album, translates this energy both with the music and its music video directed by Bruno Ferreira.


Shot in a Brazilian Samba School, it highlights the life of local dancers and shows how passion and dance are a tool to overcome political repression and daily oppressions.

Read Sinkane’s interview.

Dépaysé will be out on May 31st on City Slang. Pre-order it on Bandcamp.

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