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Video: "Iñez" by Chris Velan & Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

Here's a new song and video above from Chris Velan and the Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars. Having met 8 years ago, they team up again as the All Stars tour their second album, Rise and Sine, to record "Inez"- a story of a Honduran woman, who against all odds, makes it illegally into the US only to come face to face with the contradictions of the American Dream. To learn more about their collaboration, check out Chris Velan's website.  Check below for SLRAS spring TOUR DATES.


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