The Diaspora for Africa, Volume 2

Posted by:  Afrikool Music Productions


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"The Diaspora for Africa" Benefit compilation series is the vision of producer/artist Alain Nkossi Konda from the DR. Congo. Alain serves also as "ICISRI-ISP Special Envoy for Germany" nominated at the United Nations by Secretary General Dr Manini, Ambassador Remigio Maradona (Head of CISRI-ISP). The project was designed to Fight Global Malnutrition and poverty by assisting credible organizations such as the International Foundation Against Malnutrition a.k.a IFAM, which is Headed by Goodwill Ambassador Juliet Hanlon in affiliation with the CISRI-ISP Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations.

The well thought out project which has taken a little over 9 months to complete is slowly being unveiled in 3 phases thanks the support from our direct sponsors from Germany, Denmark and the United States.

In Phase 1, Beyerdynamic launched a limited edition of the first volume of the CD series. Volume 1 features 20 artists selected during the Frankfurt Music Messe, which was held on April 29th, 2006. Phase 2 was the presentation of "The Diaspora For Africa Vol1" booklet as well as the pre-release of the final album, which took place on June 20th, 2006 at the Bredgade Kunsthandel Gallery ( in Copenhagen/Denmark. The event was sponsored & hosted by the owner, Mrs. Annegrethe Davis.

The 3rd and final stage will be the First Annual "Diaspora For Africa" Benefit Concert will take place on the grounds of the world' s oldest amusement park, the TIVOLI Concert Hall ( on November 17th, 2006. The event will feature some artists from the compilation, Danish Stars and many, many more surprises.

The official European Release will take place on the same day in collaboration with our licensing partners, the Stuttgart/ Germany based company Blueflame Records (

We encourage one and all to join our mailing list by visiting our website where you will also find pertinent info on how you or your company can make a difference in this campaign against a worthy foe.

Musicians selected to participate will be featured within the album' s booklet, inducted into the IFAM Artist Committee alongside: Daniel Lanois, Lou Reed, Peter Max, Lou Bega, Kanda Bongo Man, etc. Those artists selected for the CD will also be considered to perform in the Annual "Diaspora For Africa Benefit Concert Series”.

Based on the success of the first volume, we are now looking for artists for the second volume of our compilation series. All submissions will receive a review even if not selected for the compilation and there are 3-6 slots on the disc reserved for Sonicbids artists!
Just like volume 1, there will be an associated concert, which you will be eligible to play if you are selected.

Submissions are open to a variety of genres including: Rock, Alt. Rock, Acoustic Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues, Folk, Alt. Country, Classical, World, Reggae, and Hip-Hop. Please no explicit lyrics.