In Place Of War presents GRRRL – a bespoke electronic collaboration between fierce women artists from areas of conflict fusing sounds of dark techno, hip-hop, dancehall, reggae, soul, and electronica.
GRRRL is rebellious, independent, underground, revolutionary women who are promoting peace, fighting injustice and creating change through their music.
The collaboration will be under the musical direction of Brazil’s Laima Leyton (Mixhell/Soulwax). Artists include Mercury Prize Winning rapper Speech Debelle, Zimbabwe’s Rapper Queen AWA – African Women Arise, the Queen of Brazilian Dancehall Lei Di Dai, the Young Lioness Of Africa Wiyaala, Original Nu-Jazz and folk singer from Cape Town, Nono Nkoane, DJ and percussionist from Caracas, Venezuela – MABE and Bangladeshi vocalist Sohini Alam.
GRRRL is part of In Place Of War’s production work. In Place of War is a powerful platform that allows voices to be heard & opportunities to be created, across the world in zones of violence & disruption.