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Gogosimo James Gogo Biography

James Gogo Biography: James Gogo is a Kenyan-based talented musician, vocalist and the Band leader for Gogosimo.

#Name
James Gogo real name is Marcus James Jozee.

#Son
James is son to Ndongo Amani.

#Background
James is of Congolese, French and Kenyan heritage and was raised in the coastal town of Mombasa, Kenya.

#Career
James is the lead vocalist, composer, lyricist, producer and director of Gogosimo.
In 2000, he was a pianist in a band named Safari Sounds, and in 2002 he started a duo singing group and his own seven-piece band named Gogosimo.
James calls his original music Afro smooth sounds – easy listening and danceable, it is music that is a rich blend of coastal music, African beats and western instrumentation creating a unique East African sound. He also performs conversions of different genres of music from soul, jazz, rhumba, salsa, afro-beat, funk, pop and soft rock.

#Music
James Gogo learnt to play the Saxophone from his father Ndongo, a member of the legendary Congolese Band- Les Noirs that settled in Kenya in the 1970s.

#Models
Apart from his father, his inspiration comes from Stevie Wonder, Oscar Patterson and Mzee Ngala.


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James is a Photographer (Family-oriented), Blogger, Web and an Online Enthusiast. Prior after launching HASHTAGSQUARE Kenya - Biography 4 Kenyans in Kenya , James spent two years as a Photographer of HASHTAGSQUARE PHOTOGRAPHY - Happy Moments, Happy Memories. Before that, James attended JKUAT University where he majored in Information Technology. A native of Nairobi City, James currently resides along Kenya's finest Superway - Thika Road.

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