His blend of ancestral Colombian and African rhythms with the most avant-garde electronic and urban music, together with a unique staging, has captivated music critics from all over the world. They have become the most promising Colombian band of the moment. The Afro-futurist trio is formed on the Caribbean coast by singer/producer El Guajiro, percussionist Chongo and West African percussion master, Doctor Keyta. After 2 EP’s and going through some of the most important stages around the world (Glastonbury, Roskilde, Eurockéennes, Transmusicales, Sonar, Etnosur) in 2020 they released their first LP, also called ‘Ghetto Kumbé’ (ZZK Records) which received acclaim from specialized media. (Sound and Colors, NPR, El País, Gladys Palmera). In 2021 they were selected by the Transoceanic Observatory and Womex for one of the official showcases. In 2022, they have toured Spain and other European countries with an excellent reception by the public in festivals and venues while continuing to release singles from their LP remixed by producers such as Nickodemus or Mawimbi in their ‘Ghetto Kumbé: Clubbing Remixes’.
Ghetto Kumbé – That doesn’t fail me (Official video):
Ghetto Kumbé live – Soy Selva – live @Jaguar Festival, Palomino:
Ghetto Kumbé – Vamo a Dale Duro (Official video):