King Changó


King Changó

Infobox musical artist
Name = King Changó


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Genre = Ska, Latin
Years_active = 1996 – 2003
Label = Luaka Bop, Warner Bros.
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URL = http://www.kingchango.com/
Current_members = José Andrés Blanco
Luis Eduardo Blanco
Luis Jesús Ruiz
Miguel Oldenburg
Fernando Vélez
Martin Adrian Cunningham
Mike Wagner
Glenda Lee
Jason Anderson
Vincent Veloso
Ramón Nova

King Changó is a Latin ska band from New York City, New York with roots in Venezuela. Its name comes from Changó, the Afro-Cuban god of war. [ [http://www.kingchango.com/cmp/info_new.html "La Lucha Libre Continúa"] . Retrieved December 11, 2006.]

Members

* José Andrés Blanco, "Blanquito Man" -
* Luis Eduardo Blanco, "Negrito Man" -
* Luis Jesús Ruiz, "El Pulpo" -
* Miguel Oldenburg -
* Fernando Vélez -
* Martin Adrian Cunningham, "Martín Perna" -
* Mike Wagner -
* Glenda Lee -
* Jason Anderson, "Willie Dinamita"
* Vincent Veloso
* Ramón Nova

Discography

Albums

* "King Changó" (1996)

# Don't Drop Your Pants | 4:02
# Confesión | 5:40
# God Damn Killers | 3:41
# So Sweet | 5:24
# Empty Hands Are My Weapon | 5:46
# Melting Pot Intro. | 0:53
# Melting Pot | 3:42
# Revolution/Cumbia Reggae | 3:14
# African Fever | 1:47
# Pisando La Serpiente | 3:50
# Latin Ska | 4:28
# Torero | 3:12
# French Lady | 10:58

* "The return of el Santo" (2000)

# Finalmente | 4:34
# El Santo | 4:02
# Brujería | 5:11
# Tuverás | 6:28
# What Politicians Say | 3:15
# I Don't Care | 4:03
# Sin Ti | 4:47
# Best Dressed Pimp | 4:01
# Lil Sister | 5:13
# Full Time Business | 2:51
# Step Me Down | 4:20
# Champion Sound | 6:17

Compilations

* "" - Track 10, "Quien Quiera Que Seas" (English: "Whoever You Are") with Geggy Tah (1997)

References

Further reading

*
* [http://www.gale.com/free_resources/chh/bio/chango.htm King Changó] at Gale Group


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