Afriquoi

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  • country:United Kingdom
  • region:England
  • style(s):Afro, Global Fusion
  • label:Wormfood Records
  • type:Band, DJ/Remixer
  • instrumentation:vocal, electronic, string, guitar
  • artist submitted by:Wormfood

Line up

  • Andre Espeut (vox)
  • Dremiza (djembe, congas)
  • Fiston Lusambo (guitar)
  • Jally Kebba Suso (kora)
  • Nico Bentley (production)

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Live African dance music, fusing Congolese guitar + Gambian kora virtuosity with UK electronic sensibilities to create captivating, beautiful, dancefloor- friendly new music for a new generation of world music fans with one foot in the clubs.

Afriquoi are an underground sensation, bringing an uplifting fusion of African music and live electronics. The masterful 5-piece live show combines Gambian kora, Congolese guitar + Mandinka percussion styles with electronic music drawing on house, soca, hiphop, soul + jungle to create something entirely unique.

Based in London, Afriquoi is a UK afro supergroup, with every musician a band leader in their own right. With members ranging in age across 3 decades, originating from Africa, the Carribean and the UK, Afriquoi is true fusion music in the best sense of the word, bringing together a vast depth of musical knowledge, culture and life experience.