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Tikogo

Tikogo aka Adriano Gotico is a Berlin-based beat maker, producer, DJ and Hip Hop drummer. He is originally from the Itapuã neighborhood, in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. He started playing music as a child with broomsticks and homemade drums. It's at the age of 17, after performing on stage with the great Nana Vasconcelos, that he decided to become a professional musician. Tikogo´s sound fuses Afro-Brazilian styles with Hip Hop, Jazz, Funk, Reggae and Dub. In Berlin, he´s a very active member of the local Black music scene. His first album "Agua" has been released in 2016 on Dezi-Belle.