About

Born in Lome, Togo, DOGO played in different bands in the Togolese capital before moving to the United States in 2000. He soon founded the DC based Afropop/Afrofunk band, Elikeh. They are known for their high-energy live performances and original material. Elikeh has released 3 albums and an EP that have received positive reviews by The Washington Post, National Public Radio, and other media.

DOGO has been spending more time in his native country lately pursuing his roots. He recorded his first single “Von Na Agbeto” as part of his first full length album released in 2019. The song is based on the Simpa rhythm played in the northern part of Togo by the Tem people. When released, “Von Na Agbeto” was one of the top songs on many radio stations in Togo and hosts began calling DOGO “L’enfant du pays” (the native son) because he weaves Togolese culture and traditional rhythms through his music.