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.
New album, “FAMILY REMIXES”, out now worldwide on AMMONITE RECORDS. Sending a smile, light and inspiration to everyone playing the record at the moment, specially my family in SERBIA, SOUTH AFRICA, NEW ZEALAND AND FRANCE. Doing what you like is freedom and liking what you do is happiness. FACTS.
YES!!! Today I celebrate the release of my NEW album, “FAMILY REMIXES”, available worldwide on VINYL/CD/DIGI on the excellent AMMONITE RECORDS. Feeling blessed/humbled/thrilled to feature superb reworks of my songs from this talented group of producers around the world: VALIQUE & FUNKY JUNKY (Russia/Serbia), OMEGAMAN (Australia), N2B (Italy), MR. BIRD (U.K./Portugal), NAVIGATORZ (Serbia), JACK & JOINTZ […]
A #TBT photo from 1993 playing live with KING CHANGO at New York’s SOB’s. On that night King Chango were the opening band for the legendary SKATALITES and for SPECIAL BEAT, a group which comprised members of THE SPECIALS and THE ENGLISH BEAT and who on that night featured the awesome PAULINE BLACK from THE […]
This is some of the artwork featured on the upcoming vinyl release of KOKOLO’s “100 Fevers” album, to be released on the awesome Peace & Rhythm records. The album is one of my personal favorites not only because we got to introduce some new rhythmic cadences into our sound, but also because of the high […]
Thankful to share the Boogaloo vibes with Harvey Kent in beautiful LAUSANNE. It’s a blessing to be able to connect energies and discuss viewpoint and ideas with people in so many different places and to be reacquainted with the fact that as humans we share much common ground regardless of language, currencies or social customs. Keep an […]
USA: Very excited to be featured on BOSQ’s excellent new album, “Love and Resistance”, which is out NOW on the legendary UBIQUITY RECORDS. The album is receiving lots of deserved support from around the world and I send much love to BOSQ, BROWNOUT and to Michael over at Ubiquity for yet another awesome release! Get […]