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Wganda Kenya

Band, CO
Latin

Colombian latin afrobeat funk band from Medellin, set up during the 1960s by Discos Fuentes. The band was led by Julio Ernesto Estrada aka Fruko and consisted of various musicians of Fruko y sus Tesos and The Latin Brothers. The musician were paid monthly and recorded as in-house band on a daily basis. Wganda Kenya played various styles but is most know for their afro-influenced costal Colombian funk.

     
Members
PortraitJoe Arroyo
voc 1955-2011 CO
PortraitJulio Ernesto Estrada
b *1951 CO
Wilson Manyoma
PortraitRafael Benítez
perc, tim, dr
PortraitCarlos Piña
sax, ts CO
PortraitGustavo Garcia
tb CO
Popular Tracks   
Homenaje a los Embajadores on Homenaje a los Embajadores by Wganda Kenya
El Evangelio on Wganda Kenya by Wganda Kenya
El Lobo on Palenque Palenque: Champeta Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91 by Various Artists
Tifit Hayed on Colombia! The Golden Age of Discos Fuentes: The Powerhouse of Colombian Music 1960-79 by Various Artists
Rosalia on Afromania Caribe by Wganda Kenya
Yoro on Palenque Palenque: Champeta Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91 by Various Artists
El Abanico on Homenaje a los Embajadores by Wganda Kenya
El Aluminio on Afromania Caribe by Wganda Kenya
La trompeta loca on The Afrosound Of Colombia Volume 1 by Various Artists
Pim Pom on Palenque Palenque: Champeta Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91 by Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Shalaode / AjoWganda Kenya / Peter King2016Single
Fiebre En La Jungla / Tipit HayedAfrosound / Wganda Kenya2015Single
Afro-Colombia EPWganda Kenya2015Album
Afro Funk Gems Volume FourNik Weston Presents African Soul Band / Wganda Kenya2013Single
Colombian Funk & Latin GemsNik Weston Presents Wganda Kenya2013Single
Afro Funk Gems Volume ThreeNik Weston Presents Wganda Kenya & M'Bamina2012Single
Afrocaribe DanceWganda Kenya2003Compil.
Te Ves Buena / La GozerongaAfrosound / Wganda Kenya1991Single
Homenaje A Los Embajadores / RosaliaWganda Kenya1990Single
Shalaode / La Chica De Los Ojos Cafe / Terapia Del AmorWganda Kenya1989Single
Cartagena CaribeWganda Kenya1987Album
Colombia RockWganda Kenya1985Single
La Banana / A CaliWganda Kenya1984Single
Rosalie, Aah!!Wganda Kenya1984Single
Afromania CaribeWganda Kenya1984Compil.
La Banana / En Cali FueWganda Kenya1984Single
A Cualquiera Le Pasa / El Monstruo Del marLa Sonora Dinamita, Wganda Kenya1980Single
Yo Soy Un Barco / El Monstruo Del MarWganda Kenya1980Single
El Monstruo Del Mar / Yo Soy Un BarcoWganda Kenya1980Single
Pichoncita / El ToroAfrosound / Wganda Kenya1979Single
MariaWganda Kenya1979Single
RosaliaWganda Kenya1979Single
El Toro / El Indio MalleyoWganda Kenya1979Single
El Ritmo Africano Con Wganda KenyaWganda Kenya1979Album
El Horoscopo / El 77'Wganda Kenya1978Single
El Ausente / El Lobo // Cole Cole / La BolleraPastor López Y Su Combo / Wganda Kenya / Joe Arroyo Y La Verdad1978Single
La PiponaWganda Kenya1978Single
La Pipona / El Gallo AfricanoWganda Kenya1978Single
Sumike / El Gallo AfricanoWganda Kenya1978Single
Suavecito / Ay DoctorWganda Kenya1978Single
El HoroscopoWganda Kenya1978Single
Sumiké / La BombaWganda Kenya1978Single
Bim, Bam Bum / TambaWganda Kenya1978Single
Suavecito / La PiponaWganda Kenya1978Single
Que Buena EstaWganda Kenya1978Album
Wganda Kenya Kammpala GrupoWganda Kenya1977Album
Caimito / El TestamentoWganda Kenya1977Single
El 77Wganda Kenya1977Single
Espiritualmente / El AluminioJoe Trigly Y Su Sexteto / Wganda Kenya1977Single
La Trompeta LocaWganda Kenya1977Single
El EvangelioWganda Kenya1977Single
Pim Pom / El YoyoWganda Kenya1976Single
Shakalaode / El AbanicoWganda Kenya1976Single
Full Salsa / BayesaMario Rincon Parra, Wganda Kenya1976Single
Yoro / An Nous Danse TumbeleWganda Kenya1976Single
El Alumino / E Un MeneWganda Kenya1976Single
El Evangelio / El YoyoWganda Kenya1976Single
Wganda KenyaWganda Kenya1976Album
El Tetero / El AlacranWganda Kenya1976Single
Mami Boy / Tifit HayedWganda Kenya1975Single
Fiebre De Lepra / El CatereteWganda Kenya1975Single
Mira Para Arriba, Mira Para AbajoWganda Kenya1975Single
Por Una Negrita / Combate A Kung-FuWganda Kenya1975Single
Homenaje A Los Embajadores / Herencia GitanaWganda Kenya / Rossy1975Single
Homenaje A Los Embajadores / Herencia GitanaWganda Kenya, RossySingle
Palmitas Africanas / La AvispaWganda KenyaSingle
Yo Soy Un Barco / El Monstruo Del MarWganda KenyaSingle
Gupo Banana - La Banana / Wganda Kenya - CaliWganda KenyaSingle
Homenaje A Los Embajadores / Herencia GitanaWganda Kenya, RossySingle
Puerto Principe / Porto Au PrinceWganda KenyaSingle
La Rihpyta / La Yuka RayaWganda KenyaSingle
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