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Von Na Agbeto

by DOGO

Recorded in part at Colibri Studio in Lome, Togo the acoustic song is based on Simpa (a rhythm played by Tem people in Togo) and tells the story of an adopted orphan who forgot all about his adoptive family when he became wealthy.
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Born in Lome, Togo Dogo was introduced at young age to music when he stayed in the house of Baudoin Amegee, a late Togolese top musician and founding member of Les As du Benin and Sassamasso.
Growing up Dogo played in different bands in the Togolese capital before acting as the leader of the band of the University in Lome.

Dogo moved to the United States in 2000 and founded the DC based Afropop/Afrofunk band Elikeh, known for their high energy live performances and original material. Elikeh released 3 albums and and EP that received rave reviews by Washington Post, NPR, Financial Times, Washington Post, Downbeat, World Music Central.

Spending more time in his native country nowadays, Dogo went to studio with his old band members and friends to record the first single "Si Na Agbeto" as a solo artist in preview of a full length album he is working on.

Recorded in part at Colibri Studio in Lome, Togo and at House of Jam Studios in Beltsville, MD the song

is based on Simpa rhythm (played in the northern part of Togo by the Tem people), the acoustic song tells the story of an adopted orphan who forgot all about his adoptive family when he became wealthy.

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