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Premiere: Stream KG Omulo's 'Ayah Ye! Moving Train' LP


KG Omulo plays hard-hitting Afrofunk tunes influenced by a rural Kenyan childhood spent listening to Motown grooves and East & Western African classics. While still a teenager in Kenya, KG and his friends sang in a barber-shop style trio playing songs somewhere in between doo wop and Ladysmith Black Mambazo. A subsequent move to the States found him tackling new arrangements alongside some of Central Florida's chief brass and string players. Hear his guitar-laden, horn infused Ayah Ye! Moving Train debut LP, out today, in its entirety and catch a clip for album cut "Quality Women" below!

Ayah Ye! Moving Train by kgomulo

Quality Women from KG Omulo on Vimeo.

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