Diaspora launched in March 2009 with the support of the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the government body with a Creative & Media Export Unit dedicated to bringing musical talent and the international stage together. Read more –>

The New Contenders Music Roundtable

A unique forum designed to ensure senior industry music professionals representing the interests of ethnic minorities engage with the industry trade bodies and music professional associations.

Hosted at British Recorded Music Industry (BPI), Tuesday 24th February 2014, 7pm – 8.30pm
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 Equality and Diversity Charter for Music

The Equality and Diversity Charter for Music is the industry’s own plan for extending the work in order to gain a reputation for actively improving equality and diversity. The responsibility for an inclusive industry belongs to us all, have you signed up yet?

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Rt Hon David Lammy MP for Tottenham, Joins Diaspora’s Diversity Campaign to Transform Music Industry Ninety-Five Percent White Workforce Stats

Thursday 10th April 2014
Over one hundred artists, music executives, business leaders and media contacts filled the Betty Boothroyd Committee Room at Portcullis House, House of Commons. The gravity of the meeting attracted John Whittingdale OBE MP Chairman, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, Rob Hallet, AEG Live President of international Touring and Soul II Soul’s Jazzie B.

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“AIM highly values its partnership with Diaspora.  AIM relentlessly pursues a diversity agenda in an industry well known for white, male middle class domination, and we are proud to be the most diverse organisation of our kind in the industry. Diaspora has helped AIM to become an even more diverse organisation” Read more…

“The creative community is greatly enriched through the different insights and influences brought to bear by cultural diversity and racial heritage.  BASCA readily embraces this medley and seeks to encourage membership from musicwriters of all origins and outlooks.” Read more…


“Liverpool Sound City is delighted to be working with Diaspora at on its 4th annual festival and conference, to ensure that urban music and artists are given the attention and spotlight they deserve.” Read more…

“Diaspora although quite a new organisation has quickly become a valuable player in the much needed move to improve on the diversity of the music industry.” Read more…




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