BELLY ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, IMMIGRANT, AT MADE IN AMERICA
ALBUM AVAILABLE OCTOBER 12
04 SEPTEMBER 2018 (TORONTO, ON) — During his packed set on the main stage at the Made In America festival, multiplatinum-certified rapper, songwriter and producer BELLY announced that his new album Immigrant will be released on October 12 via XO/Roc Nation/Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The artwork for the album was also revealed, featuring a photo of BELLY as a boy in Jordan.
“I came here as an immigrant, I came from nothing & made myself into something. I want to show every young immigrant in the world that anything is possible.” Says BELLY.
The announcement was live-streamed on TIDAL you can watch it HERE.
During his set, BELLY wore his popular “IMMIGRANT” t-shirt (see photo below). Inspired by the hundreds of Families Belong Together protests which occurred on Saturday, June 30 across the nation, the artist took to action, creating this statement t-shirt. 100% of the artists profits benefit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Born and raised in the Middle East, BELLY stands out as an immigrant to both Canada & the US.
Get the shirt HERE.
In 2018, he continues to spread the message with one proud, poetic, and powerful proclamation that sums up everything: Immigrant.