4rain’s amazing Afro house music performance in the fortress of Cidade Velha, located in Cabo Verde, was predestined to be a truly special experience. 4rain crafted a performance that dawned liveliness upon the city’s cultural and historical heritage by combining the electronic and contemporary sounds of Africa. With a passionate commitment to their craft, 4rain is sure to captivate audiences and leave them with an unforgettable experience.
It is important to that it was at this citadel that the sea route to America was revealed to Christopher Columbus before he in turn discovered the continent.
4rain was incredibly brave and compassionate to bring light to this incredibly important location in European and African history, which is connected to the Transatlantic slave trade, and is the route to the Americas. It is a testament to the power of this place that it has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009, and it should be remembered and celebrated for its historic significance.
In this same city, the traces of history are still there with the presence of a gallows reminiscent of the hanging of slaves who passed through.
“It was a must for me to pay tribute to my roots and my history. I felt a lot of energy during those 1 hour of mix and I went through a lot of emotion. Cidade Velha is a city full of history. There’s a lot to know about this place in Cape Verde . I therefore want to thank the people who were present and the local authority who have allowed this event to take place”
After the release of “Out of time” featuring Team Distant, Lioness Ratang, Priscilla K and the track, “Disturb phone” on which he collaborated with the Nigerian queen Niniola, 4rain gifted his fans and music lovers with this Afro house Dj mix in the heart of his country of origin emblematic place of African history.