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Gibrilville is a World Hip hop and Alternative band. Gibril started a solo career with his series of mix-tapes called, “The Foreign Exchange Hustler”. In 2009 Gibril and his manager held an audition at “smash studio” in Manhattan, where he put together his first band.

The Bands future almost came to a short end in 2011, when Gibril was picked up by immigration officials and detained by immigration, customs and enforcement (I.C.E). He was facing deportation charges back to Ghana, for remaining in the US for over a period of 10 years. On January 3rd, 2012, while detained in Essex county corrections facility, Gibril released the third volume to his mix tape series entitled “Believe In Gibril”.

After 9 long months of detention (By I.C.E) he won his long battle with immigration and was finally released on March 9th, 2012 back into the united States.

On July 21st 2015, “The Foreigner J.J.C” Deluxe will be available on all online retail stores with 2 bonus songs .The Album is accompanied by a documentary on YouTube about Gibril’s experiences in america as an immigrant, his struggles in the music industry ,as well as the time he spent in immigration prison. It also documents the making of his live album “Black Cadillac”.

You can find out more about Gibrilvile at his website, SoundCloud, BandCamp, and his Twitter Feed.

Check out “Foreign Exchange Hustler” right here:


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