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.
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 […]
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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