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.
Working on the second studio album by TERRIFICOS, alongside the master blaster JAKE FADER. Fragrant chichas, spicy cumbias, hypnotic psychedelia and cinematic vibes rolled into grooves tighter than a shootout in an elevator.
Third studio album from THE BOOGALOO DESTROYERS coming in 2017. First album was good… the second one was better… but this one, will be…NECESSARY! Nothing but the champagne of Latin Soul and Boogaloo, family. Yes!!
Lugo eroberte die herzen = Lugo conquered the hearts. Memory of a great nigh on Tour in Germany, December 1996 in the lovely town of LICHTENFELS. The gig was at a brand new youth center with great sound equipment and we arrived tight and ready to go, but for a reason i cannot recall, the “punks” that were […]
Oh man, family!! So Thrilled to share this new release, a collaboration with the talented BOSQ, the fantastic CANDELA ALL-STARS and one of my idols and living legend… ROBERTO ROENA!! Check out the album, out on the mythical FANIA RECORDS and on vinyl on the funky CANDELA RECORDS. Recorded in OLD SAN JUAN and featuring […]
USA: Big love to my dear brothers at PEACE & RHYTHM for the spotlight on my new album and for the continued support of my projects over the years. As anyone who knows ANDUJAR and BONGOHEAD, these guys have been digging way deeper than most for many a moon and are currently releasing some truly interesting […]
Yes, Family! Check out my exclusive DJ mix, celebrating my new album, for the ever-funky STAR WAX MAGAZINE in PARIS. Merci as always and keep bringing us the good music. Certifie bien FAT, mon Freres!! Click on the image to listen to the mix.