Locko is an award-winning R&B and Afro Pop artist from Cameroon and one of the most talented bilingual artists in his country. The author, composer and beat maker has won Male Voice and Afro Pop artist of the Year at the CAMEE Awards. He was also nominated as the Best Artist at the AFRIMMA Awards. The singer is currently binging on his latest single Je Serai La and hit collaboration Me and You with Kenyan songstress Dela, also on Coke Studio Africa 2017. Locko makes his debut on Coke Studio Africa this year paired alongside Tresor from South Africa/Congo. He is also set to feature on a special episode of Coke Studio themed the Global Fusion Edition alongside mega platinum star Jason Derulo and 11 other African stars.
THE BIG BREAK
Signed under Dreams Entertainment, Locko released his first album “Skyzo” in December 2015. The successful run of the album earned him an award for Revelation of the Year at the KR Awards. He later released singles Perfect Girl featuring Numerica and Margo which received positive reviews as well as airplay on Boom TV, Trace Africa and BBlack Africa. In 2016, he released Ndutu and Sawa Romance, which was so popular that several fans sang their own covers of the track. In 2017, Locko is set to tour Asia, Cameroon, USA and Europe, on top of working on his new album.
Locko has managed to leave an exceptional mark on the youth in Cameroon with his music. He has performed in several African countries such as Cote d’ Ivoire, Chad and Congo Brazzaville, and he sold out his first ever concert in Paris as a true testament to his talent.
Locko began singing at a very early age and taught himself to play the guitar and piano - which are always part of his performances.