On a clear day, Cuba and Jamaica can see each other across the Caribbean Sea. Despite being two of the most influential musical nations in the world, channels deeper than water have kept them apart. In Cuba, travel outside of the country is nearly impossible. In Jamaica, the dream of performing internationally is reserved for top-tier musicians. So, when word of a groundbreaking collaborative music project, led by Australian Reggae and Dancehall producer Mista Savona, spreads across the Caribbean - hopeful artists from both countries flock to the studio vying for a spot on the album. They are joined by a diverse ensemble of legendary musicians, from Grammy award- winning Jamaican duo Sly and Robbie to members of the Buena Vista Social Club.
From the seed of an idea to a critically-acclaimed album and epic world tour, which culminates in a performance at the career-defining Royal Albert Hall, Havana Meets Kingston follows these artists as they push musical, personal, political and geographical boundaries. What starts with the quest of uniting two cultures, to create a ‘new sound’ - culminates in a story about the most human thing of all - the desire to have your voice heard.