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Juba releases ‘The Assurance Compilation' celebrating women and non-binary artists

All artists featured hail from the Global South

  • Gemma Ross
  • 1 April 2022
Juba releases ‘The Assurance Compilation' celebrating women and non-binary artists

Berlin-based DJ and producer Juba announces the next addition to her Assurance project, releasing a 10-track compilation from women and non-binary artists around the world.

Featuring ten artists spanning the Global South, ‘The Assurance Compilation’ aims to celebrate and spotlight talent to create a ‘global dancefloor experience’. The compilation is out today, April 1.

Juba’s Assurance project began in 2020 with a documentary film exploring the experiences of female DJs and producers in Nigeria. The project later expanded into a podcast series under the same name.

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The Assurance Podcast landed in six parts last March where Juba spoke to more artists from the Global South about the obstacles that they face both on and off the dancefloor.

Juba’s latest project compiles tracks from artists from the likes of Brazil’s vogue influenced Badsista, who adds ‘Linda Vermelha’, and Pacific Island-born Samara Alofa who celebrates their indigenous heritage with ‘Laid Out’.

Kenya’s Makossiri also contributed to 'The Assurance Compilation' with the backbreaking 160+ BPM track ‘Hisia ft Air Conditioner’. “One of the best ways to close the gender gap in the music industry is by having more female representation,” Makossiri told Mixmag.

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“I’m inspired by women taking up space in the music industry in all its different forms and it's such an honour being a part of a compilation that seeks to celebrate and represent female producers.”

Find out more about Juba’s ‘The Assurance Compilation', out today, here.

Tracklist:

1. Maggie Tra ‘Em Come Home’
2. DJ IV ‘Changes’
3. EVEHIVE ‘BRAVO CUNT’
4. BADSISTA ‘Linha Vermelha’
5. Makossiri ‘Hisia ft Air Conditioner’
6. Sonia Calico ft. Ariel Zheng ‘Turn Off Their Mics’
7. Sensei Lo ‘True Love’ (Kaey Remix)
8. Gina Jeanz ‘Don't Stop The Rave’
9. Nesa Azadikhah ‘Beauty Is Temporary’
10. Samara Alofa ‘Laid Out’

Gemma Ross is Mixmag's Editorial Assistant, follow her on Twitter

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