Artist: Nino Augustine, Lester Rey
Title: De Paseo a la Luna
Release Date: December 18th, 2020
Catalog No: DP0020
Label: Discos Peligrosa
De Paseo A La Luna is the tropical infused project bringing Nino Augustine and Lester Rey together for their first collaboration on a full EP. The two Latin artists share an affinity and passion for songwriting and, through the thick lens of their diasporas, deliver an enchanting body of work. Their EP is a celebration of life that carries the listener on a fantastic ride through an amalgamation of Afro-fusion, R&B, and Soul. The EP is an illustrative journey to the moon and it showcases the smooth and prodigious flows of Nino Augustine and Lester Rey. Through a community focused filter, the two traverse a network of high-spirited and warm compositions to deliver De Paseo A La Luna.
Nino Augustine is an Afro-Caribbean Latino singer, producer, and songwriter born in the San Miguelito barrio of Panama City, Panama. Having grown roots in Atlanta, he’s worked to craft a multinational, multicultural, and multilingual world sound by drawing inspiration from his rich cultural legacy and diverse surroundings, infusing southern hip-hop into dancehall, reggaeton, and Panamanian plena.
Listed by NPR World Cafe as one of the Top 50 Latin Alternative Artists of 2019 and as one of their top live guest performances of the decade by Vocalo, Lester Rey is a versatile soul-crooner making his mark in an exciting era of Latin music around the world. Born in Chicago of Puerto Rican descent, Lester Rey has crafted a unique sound blending his ethereal voice, Caribbean minimalism, with contemporary sounds such as r&b, hip-hop, and reggaeton.
De Paseo A La Luna drops on December 18th, 2020 on Discos Peligrosa.
released December 18, 2020
Mixed by Tuffy Campbell
Mastered by Orión García
Artwork by Orión García
Photography by Amanda How