The First Five – Key Events – Press Release

Series nameThe First Five
Description

This A4 document details key events from the first five years of Outcaste’s existence. It also provides information on the album release of ‘The First Five’ to mark the occasion.

Date of Creation / Publication2000
CreatorOutcaste Records; Jobanputra, Shabs
Associated Person/ Organisation
LocationLondon
Collection and Reference NumberOutcaste Records Collection (GB 2661 OC)
Catalogue NumberOC/COM/FF/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Outcaste Records
Series notesThe First Five compilation album was released by Outcaste Records in October 2000 to mark the record label's fifth anniversary. The tracks featured represent the best genre-crossing Outcaste releases since 1995. The digital material in this file includes a press release, a document detailing the key events of the first five years of Outcaste's life, and images of The First Five CD album sleeve.
Collection notesA major label in world music, Outcaste Records was formed in 1995 by Shabs Jobanputra and Paul Franklyn. Based in London, the record label endeavours to maintain a creative space for artists of world music and produce music for and by young British Asians that reflect their South Asian and British cultural traditions. Outcaste are also dedicated to making this music increasingly accessible and appreciated to mainstream audiences.
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