LA GENTE SF was born in the eclectic city of San Francisco
and is currently based in Madrid, Spain. The groups is
led by Rafael Sarria Bustamante: singer-songwriter and
voting member of the Recording Academy/Grammy's.
LA GENTE SF has created their own unique blend of World Music,
Cumbia, Reggae, Salsa, and Reggaeton. Their music and live
shows fuse together rhythms, dances and cultural influences
from all over Latino America and the Caribbean with a
distinct San Francisco flavor, to create an infectious,
high energy dance party.
LA GENTE SF has just released "Lotus Hotel" their first
single and music video from their fifth studio album
"Entre 2 Mundos" The album and series of music videos
were recorded and filmed in San Francisco, Colombia, Spain,
Mexico and Morocco. Produced by Rafael Sarria Bustamante,
Maya Finlay & Jordan Feinstein. The Band is currently on
their 2024 World Tour with dates in the US, Spain, Mexico & more.
After years of touring and releasing original music, LA GENTE SF
has built a large and loyal following all over the US and around the globe performing at numerous festivals, universities, radio stations,
museums, art galleries and major venues, including: Los Angeles,
New Orleans, Austin, Portland and New York as well as Spain,
Italy, France, Mexico, Great Britain, Brazil, Chile, Nicaragua,
Their notoriety and showmanship has 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,
MALO and many more.