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KiT at WOMEX '14

We are very excited to announce that Kuenta i Tambu has been chosen to perform at the prestigious World Music Expo - WOMEX - held in Santiago de Compostella Spain 22-26 Oct 2014!

Congratulations to the Amsterdam based band, who have been taking the world by storm with their Caribbean rhythms, irresistable dance beats and Papiamento singing MCs.

KIT in Cabo Verde
After showcasing at GlobalFest, SXSW, Atlantic Music Expo in Cabo Verde, we are eager to introduce the rest of the world to KiT.

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Join us in Spain:
Find Kokako Music at the Global Club Music Network (GCMN) stand 1.86!
Read aabout the latest updates, new live video's and more in our July newsletter.
Find KiT's tour overview here.


Summer tours 2014

Festival season is in full swing!
Palenke Soulktribe finished their 1st EU leg, played Mundial Fest with Daferwa, KiT has been taking the US by storm and Akua Naru debuted at Amsterdam Roots Festival 6 July!

Catch Kokako Music Aritsts from North America to Europe this summer:
Fri 4 July Palenke Soultribe @ Paradiso Amsterdam / Roots Fest, NL
Sun 6 July Akua Naru @ Amsterdam Roots Festival Open Air NL

11-13 July Palenke Soultribe @ Winnipeg Folk Festival, CA

Sat 12 July Daferwa @ Summerstage, Cologne DE
Sun 13 July Daferwa + Umoja + El Buho @ Greafenthal Festival IV
18 & 19 July 
Maga Bo @ Viva Brazil Festival, Amsterdam NL
>>Maga Bo's complete EU tour
26 July KiT @ Juicy Beats, Dortmund DE
>> KiT's complete summer tour

Wed 23 July Palenke Soutribe @ Gentse Feesten, Be (PST Soundsystem)
Thu 24 July - Palenke Soutribe @  Sfinks, BE
Thu 24 July - DJ Insectosound @ Sfinks, BE
Fri 25 July - Palenke Soutribe @  Paleo Festival Nyon, CH  

 Thu 31 July - Palenke Soutribe @ Amsterdam, TBA
Sat 2 Aug - Palenke Soutribe @ Esperanzah Festival, BE
Thu 7 Aug - Palenke Soutribe @ Bar Du Matin, Brussels BE
Sat 9 Aug - Palenke Soutribe @ Antilliaanse Feesten, BE
Thu 14 Aug - Palenke Soutribe @  Zomerparkfeest Venlo, NL

Paradiso Album Release Party 4 juli

Het ultieme zomerconcert:
Vrijdag 4 juli presenteert PALENKE SOULTRIBE hun album MAR in PARADISO Amsterdam tijdens festival ROOTS Amsterdam!

De live band van 4 zorgt gegarandeerd voor lekkere beats uit Colombia, met energie uit LA, Live visuals en veel tropische EDM voor een lekkere zomeravond.

HAAL NU JE KAARTJES voor vrijdag 4 juli!

Luister maandag naar FunX, rond 14:15 is de band te gast tijdens Sound of the City.
Lees hier de special over Palenke Soultribe op
Aandacht voor PST in de speciale VPRO Gids voor festival Mundial.Tilburg.
Recensie MAR op

Zie hier voor het volledige touroverzicht



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Kokako Music is proud to present a new addition to our roster:

AKUA NARU - a profound female lyrisist, and "keeper of the cool, cool flow" as Tony Allen puts it.

Hailing from the US, now based in Germany, Akua and her 6-piece live band DIGFLO will be taking their deep funk and socially engaged hip-hop on another massive EU tour.

Don't miss their premiere in Amsterdam: Sunday 6 July Roots Open Air Festival

Now available for bookings in the Benelux - nu open voor boekingen in de Benelux!

More info - Tour overview

PST remix on Galletas Callientes Rec

GC Demencia Tropical

Last year Palenke Soultribe met DJ/Producer/club night host Kosta Kostov in Germany. 

Now Palenke Soultribe's remix of his track 'French Wine' is featured on Colombian Galletas Callientes Records!

The new release 'Demencia Tropical: Alien Sounds From The Tropics' will be released 19 May, EU in June.


It includes Global Bass friends like Meridian Brother, Cero 39, Los Piranas, Rafael Aragon, Solo Moderna, DJ Click and more.

Pre-order NOW

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