LA GENTE is a San Francisco based, international recording group led by singer-songwriter Rafael Bustamante Sarria. The group has created their own unique blend of World Music, Cumbia, Reggae, Hip-Hop & Salsa. LA GENTE fuses together rhythms and cultural influences from all over the Caribbean with their distinct Bay Area flavor and style to create an infectious high energy dance party. After years of touring and creating new music, LA GENTE has built a large and loyal following all over the US and the globe. The group recently independently released their fourth studio album entitled “Borderless” featuring special guest Deuce Eclipse of Bang Data and Zion-I
La Gente was founded in 2007, since then They have performed
numerous festivals, universities, radio stations, museums, art galleries
and major venues all over the US. For example: San Francisco,
Los Angeles, New Orleans, Austin, Portland and New York.
La Gente has also performed internationally in Spain, Italy, France,
Great Britain, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Nicaragua and recently
returned from their month long tour in Colombia.
Their notoriety and showmanship had found them sharing the stage
with other recognized recording artists, such as George Clinton and
The P-Funk All Stars, E-40, La Santa Cecilia, Quantic,
The Digital Underground, Hyro-Glyphics,
Coolio, Digable Planets, Pato Banton,
Lyrics Born, Pete Escovedo, and MALO