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Kokolo - Heavy Hustling



Kokolo Heavy Hustling
Kokolo - Heavy Hustling
(CD/LP) Record Kicks RKX025, 2009-02-02

Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra's fourth album finds the NYC powerhouse group expertly mashing up Fela Kuti stylings into James Brown classics with a twist of Latin and Jamaican flavors thrown into the mix.

Kokolo Heavy Hustling
Kokolo - Heavy Hustling
(CD/LP) Record Kicks RKX025, 2009-02-02

Tracklisting :
01. Soul Power
02. The Grunt
03. Please, Please, Please
04. Think
05. It's A New Day
06. Bring It Up
07. The Popcorn
08. Mind Power

Links :
kokoloonline.com
myspace.com/kokoloafrobeat
recordkicks.com
myspace.com/freestylerecordsuk

Press Release :
KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA's fourth album, HEAVY HUSTLING, finds the NYC powerhouse group expertly mashing up Fela Kuti stylings into James Brown classics with a twist of Latin and Jamaican flavors thrown into the mix. This album is without question their best offering to date and showcases KOKOLO at the height of its innovative powers. Kokolo, one of the most well known and with best reputation afrobeat act around with 4 albums, 14x 7" and 12" releases and numerous worldwide tours under the belt, made not just another by-the-numbers homage to "The Godfather of Soul": this record breathes new life into the genre and demonstrates what the contemporary deep funk scene sounds like.

Anticipated by heavily playlisted first single "Soul Power", on Heavy Hustlyng you'll find other great classics from "Mr.Dynamite" such as "please please please", "think", "it's a new day" and "bring it up" all coocked with the unique Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra style. More than an album...HEAVY HUSTLING is a sign of the times. If it doesn't make you wanna move, consider yourself officially dead!

Kokolo will do a worldwide tour starting from March 08 to launch the new album.

"Kokolo have got the groove.. Anyone wanting to get low down and dirty, should look no further. This will get the bodies on the dance floor moving like never before" **** Clash www.clashmusic.com"
"This is absolutely red-hot. The best thing that Kokolo have done by far." Dj Snowboy (Blues & Soul Magazine)
"A big fat take on james brown classics. Funk for the 21st century!" Eddie Piller (Q Radio)
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Djouls Djouls ·  02 February 2009, 13:25

KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA - OUT NOW - LISTEN!

KOKOLO much awaited new album "Heavy hustling" is OUT NOW on CD/LP/DIGI only @ RK SHOP http://www.recordkicks.com. Will be available in all best record shops around the globe from 23 Feb 09.

Digital download / listen here:
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CDs & LPs buy it here:
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Djouls Djouls ·  23 February 2009, 15:30

KOKOLO "Heavy Hustling European Tour"

Sat 28/2 The Yardbird - Birmingham
Sun 1/3 The Junction - York
Mon 2/3 World Headquarters - Newcastle
Wed 4/3 Rust - Copenhagen
Thu 5/3 Cargo, London ( with Antony Joseph) - London
Sat 7/3 Canal 93 - Bobigny
Sun 8/3 BeFast - Chartres
Tue 10/3 Les Mardi de Riorges - Roanne
Fri 13/3 The Cellar - Oxford
Sun 15/3 HiFi Club - Leeds
Tue 17/3 Atomic - Munich
Wed 18/3 Kassablanca - Jena
Thu 19/3 UT Connewitz - Leipzig
Fri 20/3 Yaam - Berlin
Sat 21/3 Groovestation- Dresden
Mon 23/3 Momo - Rostock
Fri 27/3 Planete Modo Café - Marseille
Sat 28/3 - Ancona
Wed 1/4 Apollo 2 - Barcelona
Thu 2/4 Jimmy Jazz - Vitoria
Fri 3/4 El Junco - Madrid


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