The date is symbolic of freedom, expression, and independence. And 19fifty7 is a play on this date.
We believe in art and that it should be authentic. 19fifty7 wants to highlight artists in Africa and the Diaspora making music that is authentic to them. Weather it is Nigerian Rock, Electronic house circling south Africa or Biritsh Ghanian acoustic music. We believe in art without the boxes. Operating as a record label 19fifty7 is a brand, a collective and an idea that black art is also eclectic art.
We want to democratise black art.