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.
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!
Big love to my family in beautiful Singapore as we celebrate the INSTIGATOR AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA’s debut release “Singapura Vibrations”, featuring a tune we did together titled “CABURU” and lots more funkiness!! Looking forward to playing live with you this coming January!! Check the EP here: https://instigatorafrobeatorchestra.bandcamp.com/releases
Salute to GROOVY SESSIONS for the KOKOLO airplay on their ever-funky Radio show. “100 Fevers” out on Vinyl soon on PEACE & RHYTHM. Продължавайте да свирите добра музика, приятели! Click on image to listen in:
Yes, family! Nice to see KOKOLO’s “Soul Power” clip reach a million views. The best part, of course, are the comments (specially the bad ones lol), so do check those if you have minute. Big love to everyone watching! Kokolo “HEAVY HUSTLING” out worldwide on Little Boat Records.