KOKOROKO are a growing, London based Afrobeat 8-piece led by trumpeter Sheila Maurice-Grey. Inspired by the likes of Fela Kuti, Ebo Taylor, Tony Allen, and the great sounds that come out of West Africa, they put on astonishing live performances that intend to honour the masters and musicians that taught them. Heavily focused on their roots they bring us soul-shaking, horn-fueled sounds with West African influence and Inner
London hues, “We play music we love, we grew up with and our parents got funky to”, they say. We’re so looking forward to getting funky too.