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.
USA: Big love to the brother LORD LEWIS for the Kokolo and solo music airplay on his RUMPUS ROOM radio show on WESU 88.1 FM in Middletown, CT. SALUTE! “100 Fevers” out on vinyl soon on Peace & Rhythm Records. Click on image to listen in:
KOKOLO’s “Basement Demos” out now on Little Boat Records, featuring a little photo from 2001 at our rehearsal space in Chinatown. Big love to all the talented players who helped get us out to the world. iTunes: https://tinyurl.com/ycfjdwe6 Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/y84wpoku Google Play: https://tinyurl.com/yco7q7s7 Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/y8shp25q
Nice support from DJ SHAN FRENZIE on his GROOVE THERAPY Radio show on 2SER 107.3 FM in lovely SYDNEY. Cheers, Shan! “Now” & “We Walk Around Like This” out on Little Boat Records. Click Image to listen in:
Big thanks to DJ HECU over at SALSA SON TIMBA for the nice feature on The Boogaloo Destroyers and salute to our own Darren Lipper, who is playing some awesome shows with the King Of Latin Soul, Joe Bataan, in BARANQUILLA this week! Click on image to view article.
The Boogaloo Destroyers NEW ALBUM & TOUR “Open Sesame” is COMING in 2018. Tunes are sounding tight like your teenage swimsuit, yo!! If it ain’t HOT…it ain’t us, Family. Big love to everyone supporting the first two albums around the world. Here’s a pic from an interview over at my brother BOBBITO GARCIA’s East Village […]
Check the nice clip of DETECTIVE recording their version of KOKOLO’s version of “Soul Power”. Big love to all of our family in CATALUNYA. Seguiu amb la bona música, germans! Kokolo “100 Fevers” out soon on Vinyl.
The legendary WAX POETICS gives Peace & Rhythm and the TERRIFICOS album a nice nod. Salute to Andre Torres and WP for keeping a spotlight on quality music for so many years. Terrificos “Go South” out on DOUBLE VINYL/Digital now. Click on image to view article: