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Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra

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Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra

Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra has been played on NTS in shows including Afrobuddha Presents: Spirits Frequency, featured first on 4 February 2013. Songs played include Our Own Thing.

Also known as Kokolo, is an American Afrobeat band from the Lower East Side of New York City, formed in 2001 by songwriter/producer Ray Lugo.

Along with The Daktaris and Antibalas, they form part of the early New York Afrobeat scene that ignited the genre’s current global revival.

==Name Origin==

The band's name, (pronounced kohːkohːloh), was taken from a 1970's term used in Spanish Harlem and parts of the Caribbean, often as a pejorative, to describe Latinos of African descent who…

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Our Own Thing
Kokolo
Freestyle Records2007
Our Own Thing
KokoloFreestyle Records2007
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