For The People للشعب – Music For Syrian And Iraqi Refugees [Sampler]

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Tu Gutes und sprich darüber: Eine Maxime, die man in der Alltagshektik oft vernachlässigt. Da passt es, wenn ein paar der talentiertesten Beatschmiede des Planeten das Motto kurzerhand gemäß ihres Handwerks adaptieren und uns für die Unterstützung eines wohltätigen Zwecks sogar mit dopen Instrumentals versorgen. »Tu Gutes und mach Beats dafür« könnte der Slogan des Samplers »للشعب – Music For Syrian And Iraqi Refugees« also lauten. Das Konzept stammt ursprünglich von Betty Ford Boys-Drittel Brenk Sinatra und wird nun mithilfe von Jakarta Records umgesetzt. Die Idee ist denkbar simpel: Mit den aus dem Verkauf generierten Erlösen sollen Flüchtlinge im irakisch-syrischen Grenzgebiet in den kurdischen Gouvernements Abril und Dahuk unterstützt werden. Dass die Menschen dort aktuell jegliche Hilfe dringendst benötigen, sollte sich mittlerweile herumgesprochen haben. Mit dabei sind u.a. Beiträge von den Betty Ford Brüdern Dexter und Suff Daddy, außerdem von IAMNOBODI, den Dramadigs, Shuko und Farhot. Über Bandcamp könnt ihr das Projekt digital oder als limitierte Vinyl-Edition erwerben.
 

 
Brenk selbst äußerte sich in einem Statement anlässlich des Projekts wie folgt:
 
»My old friend Aras asked me one day if I could perform at the charity event he organizes for the refugees in the Kurdistan Region for the people who are on the run from IS fighters in Iraq and Syria. He explained the circumstances to me and pointed out the immense struggle these families have to go through day by day. He told me that he and his team are about to fly the money directly to the people in need by themselves. The proceeds will be distributed among refugees, in the Dohug and Erbil Governorate which is very close to the Iraqi/Syrian Border. Due to its location a huge part of the Syrian as well as the Yezidi and Christian refugees ended up in this region. The money will be delivered directly to the refugees, to help them attend to their most immediate needs, such as food, clean water and warm clothing for the winter. It was clear for me that I had to support his endeavors.
 
As I realized that performing there wouldn’t be possible because of me being on tour with the Betty Ford Boys, I wanted to find another way to support this project with something bigger than just a performance. I started calling the homies and everybody was immediately down to support ‚FOR THE PEOPLE‘ with an unreleased instrumental. There you have it; this is how the idea for the compilation was born. I would like to thank each and everyone who bought this record and supported this movement. Also I would like to shout out all my brothers who sent me these dope ass beats. And last but definitely not least, Jannis and Jakarta Records for seeing my little vision and making this an official release via Jakarta to help raise even more money.
 
Salute,
Brenk«