-LA GENTE SF BIO-
LA GENTE SF 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, Salsa, Hip-Hop and Reggaeton. LA GENTE SF fuses together rhythms and cultural influences from all over the Caribbean with their distinct Bay Area flavor to create an infectious, high energy dance party.
After years of touring and releasing new music, LA GENTE SF has built a large and loyal following all over the US and around the globe. The group’s most recent album "Borderless" features special guest Deuce Eclipse of Bang Data and Zion-I. LA GENTE SF was founded in 2007, since then they have performed numerous festivals, universities, radio stations, museums, art galleries and major venues all over the US and the world. For example: Los Angeles, New Orleans, Austin, Portland and New York as well as Spain, Italy, France, Mexico, Great Britain, Brazil, Chile, Nicaragua, Colombia and have just returned from their 2019 fall Mexico tour and are preparing for their 2020 tour of Spain & France.
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, Oscar De Leon, Hyro-Glyphics, Digable Planets, Pato Banton, Lyrics Born, Pete Escovedo, and MALO.