- 29 Nov 18
The four-track EP will be released Friday, November 30th.
Spearheaded by Coldplay's Chris Martin, Global Citizen EP 1 will feature some of the biggest names in music today including Pharrell Williams, David Guetta, Stormzy Cassper Nyovest, Stargate, Los Unidades, Jozzy, Jess Kent, Danny Ocean, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid.
All proceeds of the EP will support Global Citizen’s campaigns and advocacy efforts to end extreme poverty as well as its work in areas such as gender equality, education, water and sanitation.
The first track off the EP 'E-Lo' has already been released and is available for download now while the full EP will be released this Friday, November 30.
Check out 'E-Lo' here:
There will also be a concert, ‘Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100’ in support of the EP, which will take place on December 2nd in Johannesburg, honoring the legacy of Nelson Mandela.
Speaking of the project, Global Citizen CEO Hugh Evans said,
“For hundreds of years, we have witnessed the power of music in bringing people together to drive activism and demand change. We are thrilled to release Global Citizen EP 1 with new songs from these incredible artists who stand with us in the fight to defeat extreme poverty, and we are extremely grateful to Dave Holmes, Parlophone Records and Atlantic Records for their dedicated partnership and support as we demand to see an end to extreme poverty by 2030.”
Check out the trailer here:
‘Global Citizen EP 1' tracklist:
1. Rise Up (feat. Nelson Mandela) – Stargate
2. E-Lo (feat. Jozzy) – Los Unidades & Pharrell Williams
3. Timbuktu (feat. Stormzy & Jess Kent) – Cassper Nyovest & Los Unidades
4. Voodoo (feat. Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Danny Ocean & David Guetta) – Stargate & Los Unidades
Pre-order the EP here http://globalcitizen.lnk.to/EP1