The first single drops November 2017 during Native American Heritage month dedicated to the memory and lifelong work of the Great Ojibwa Warrior, Dennis Banks (4/12/37-10/29/17), a founding member of the campaign. “From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock, the Born On The Rez Music Campaign is a poetic journey through history honoring our fight for freedom and cultural survival.”
Romero brings together some of the industry’s most eminent Grammy winning musicians, producers and engineers for the recording at Capitol Records. The single is executive produced by Dennis Banks and Laila Nabulsi, produced by Don Was, engineered by Ed Cherney, mixed by Steve Addabbo, and mastered by Howie Weinberg. Musicians include Jim Cox, Gary Farmer, Jim Keltner, Danny “Kootch” Kortchmar, Robert Mirabal and Don Was. The chorus features Ta’Kaiya Blaney, Dakota Romero, Raye Zaragoza, and the legendary Kris Kristofferson.