American music artist. Kokolo Afrobeat, Boogaloo Destroyers, Solo, Terrificos.
Lugo has performed live in 35 countries, released 12 albums across various music genres, and collaborated and performed with artists such as Manu DiBango, Joe Bataan, Charlie Hunter, Seun Kuti, Chic, Pete Rodriguez, Richie Ray, Kutiman, Sofrito, Gilles Peterson, BeatFanatic, Faze Action, Roy Davis Jr., Diesler, Lack of Afro, SoulJazz Orchestra and with members of groups such as Peter Gabriel, Lauryn Hill, Matisyahu, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, King Sunny Ade, Burning Spear, Egypt 80, Grupo Fantasma, Antibalas and many others.
Yes, family!!! Excited to see my talented friends in CHINA, VIETNAM, CAMBODIA, SINGAPORE AND THAILAND in January!! Lots has gone on since my last visit so will be a great time to catch up in person. Check my new collaboration with the funky INSTIGATOR AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA from Singapore and here’s a pic with my bro and fantastic keyboardist NIKI CABARDO […]
Big love to everyone for the lovely birthday wishes. As a younger man, I often thought attaining material things would be fulfilling, but it has been transforming to understand that real fortune lies in being able to give and receive kindness and good will. Thank you so much. Here is a pic of an amazing […]
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. BLESS. #thoughtsbecomereality #growfromwithin#thankfuleveryday #motivateeveryoneyoumeet#focusonthenow #raylugo #littleboatrecords#positivethinking #healthiswealth#fournobletruths #meditateandbegreat#themiddlepath #calming
Check the video for “AFROKALLE”, my new collaboration with German Hip-Hop superstars, Fünf Sterne deluxe, featured on their new album “FLASH”, out now on Warner Brothers. Big love to all my German speaking family and cheers on the new album, fellas. Bis bald!