The band are based in London but travel all across the UK
The Philips man & Lolo / Nanacere Band play a live fusion of Afro-Latin-Funk-Hip-Hop-Reggae-Reggae-ton-Salsa. They have a live DJ and Electric Guitar, Bass, Guest Vocalists, Congas, Drums. Sax and Trombone.
Born and raised in the streets of Cuba, to the rhythms of life that make the heart of the most musical Island in the Latin world tick, Philips Man, created the Band TRIANGULO OSCURO.
Since 2007, Philips Man Philips Man and true Hermano (brother) LOLO MC, alongside 6 piece band, including top class DJ, Drum section (including trance inducing Conga players) Guitar, Bass, Sax and Trombone players, will rock and glide ANY dance floor for ANY occasion pushing the true, Underground, Cuban sound in London, performing live for more than 170 gigs including Glastonbury, Big Chill and in London Latin Festivals and clubs or venues like Cargos, jazz caffe, Ronnie Scotts
Mixing any style required, they pack a punch and always bring the sweetest sound you'd ever wish to hear. Flowing in genres including:
Afro-Cuban, Salsa and Timba-tom -Afro-Latin, Hip-Hop, Funk, Dancehall, Soca, Reggae ton, seamlessly mixing all styles in his unique and ground-breaking style.
Since touching down on these shores, he has worked with artists like legendary producer London Individuals L.I (rip) as well as artists including:
Frankie Paul, and all the top underground UK based Latin artists
World Music Fusion in the highest degree.
Influenced by Afro-Cuban, American and Caribbean styles, they travelled from their home in Nueva Gerona City, Isla De La Juventud to the Cuban Rap Festival in Havana, where they reached the finals, blowing away established and feared acts.
3 years later, in 2000, EGREM RECORDS produced the first in 3 ground-breaking albums that were distributed and loved worldwide!
In 2001, SONY RECORDS in the USA distributed the album ‘A Moverse’.
By 2002, TRIANGULO OSCURO were awarded the highest honour in the Cuban music industry, The 'PREMIOS CUBADISCO' in 2 categories, it gained a further honour in 2003.
The band went on to tour in Mexico, Russia and the UK alongside the legendary 'BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB' in London.
They opened the prestigious FLORIDITA in England's capital as well as being interviewed by BBC 3.
100% Original Songs Guaranteed along with old classics.
Not to be missed.
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