World Connection is proud to announce the April 13th release of Choc Quib Towns Europe s debut album Oro. Fresh off a Latin GRAMMY nomination for Best New Artist, the group is originally from the Choco region on Colombia s Pacific coast. They fuse hip hop, electronica and funk with traditional Afro-Colombian rhythms.
2009 was a banner year for the group as they expanded on an international level, beginning with a break
through performance at SXSW in Austin. They showcased at WOMEX and toured from London to Paris and India to Berlin.
World Connections upcoming Oro release includes the best of Choc Quib Towns previous two albums released in Colombia, Oro and Somos Pacifico. The acclaimed album Somos Pacifico was produced by the innovative production duo of Richard Blair (Sidestepper) and Ivan Benevides (Carlos Vives).
Afro-Colombian trio [Choc Quib Town] have won critical acclaim and festival
awards for its enticing fusion of hip-hop, dub, electronica and rhythms from
Colombias Pacific coast. BILLBOARD
AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN