Rising singer-songwriter Kaleena Zanders launched her observe “RELOAD” final yr, recounting her private experiences with police brutality. The one and music video offered a strong metaphorical message of hope and “reloading” on love (as an alternative of bullets).
In celebration of PRIDE and Black Music Month, the Los Angeles-based artist has dropped her RELOAD [Reloaded] remix EP, that includes fellow POC producers Lee Wilson, R3LL, 12th Planet, Vindata, and KOIL. As icing on the cake, all first-year artist streaming royalties will likely be donated equally between the National Bailout Fund and Diversify The Stage, LLC.
This numerous remix package deal spotlights a variety of various genres, every brilliantly capturing their very own model. Kicking issues off is Lee Wilson’s groovy disco home combine, adopted by R3LL’s signature energetic Jersey Membership model. Vindata’s laid-back, breezy home spin arrives subsequent, adopted by twelfth Planet’s fiercely soulful dubstep remix and at last KOIL’s deep and darkish home twist.
“Though dance music was created by Queer, Black people, in at present’s world Black folks have by some means taken a backseat on this style, and it’s now extra stunning than anticipated to see a Black particular person thriving in digital music,” Zanders defined in a press assertion.
“My purpose is to normalize seeing Black and BIPOC folks united in dance, and that by love and a aware effort, extra folks like me will permeate the business’s gates. Dance music should be an eclectic place the place all races exist equally. A lot like to twelfth Planet, R3LL, Lee Wilson, KOIL & Vindata for serving to me push alongside this message.”
Hearken to the “RELOAD” remixes on streaming platforms here.