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"Cumbia Divina" 45 out now via All-Town Sound
and colemine records!

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is an Egyptian-American multi-instrumentalist, producer, and DJ based out of San Diego, CA. As a lifelong drummer that has supported many projects in the vein of afrobeat, soul, funk, dub, and rocksteady, he's been slow brewing a unique feel for roots and dance music. 

Inspired by artists like Fela Kuti, Flying Lotus, and James Brown, his group harkens back to Africa in the 70’s with the bass and drums turned up a notch. Strong, repetitive grooves layered with Afro-Latin percussion and vibrant, tightly executed horn lines that call all dancers to the floor.

Mitchum Yacoub

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The band  ranges from a 3 to 12 piece group, depending on the occasion, and is known to feature a collective of San Diego's brightest horn players:

Bradley Nash & Travis Klein from Elektric Voodoo // 

Wesley Etienne, Nick "Burger" Giacalone, Nathian Elias-Kocivar of Boostive //

Jesse Audelo from Sure Fire Soul Ensemble / Fresh Veggies / Los Hermanos Arango

  

Often, percussionists like Sekani Thomas and Dramane Kone, both acclaimed djembefolas, seasoned in West African tradition, will join the band.

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TOUR DATES  2020
Jan 19

The Coach House

with The Wailers

San Juan Capistrano, CA

 sold out! 
Feb
28

SOUL SHAKEDOWN I

Grand Artique HQ

San Diego, CA

 sold out! 
Mar28

Moe's Alley

with Boostive,

Salami Rose Joe Lewis

Santa Cruz, CA

Jan
25

Winston's Beach Club

with Capyac

San Diego, CA

 sold out! 
Mar2o

Winston's Beach Club

with Boostive, DJ Green T

San Diego, CA

May
22

Lightning in a Bottle

Buena Vista Lake, CA

    2021    
Aug. 13

Winston's OB

"Cumbia Divina" 45 release party w/ Elektric Voodoo (album release)

San Diego, CA

 sold out! 
DEC
17

Music Box SD

w/ Jungle Fire, Divina Jasso

San Diego, CA

Sept. 9-12

Same Same But Different Fest.

w/ Big Gigantic, STS9 +more

Lake Perris, CA

 sold out! 
 
    2022    
Mar
19

St. Paddy's O'Beach Party

Ocean Beach, San Diego CA

5:30-6:30pm

May 26-29

Lightning in a Bottle Festival 

Kern County, CA

 
May
7

Quartyard SD

Downtown San Diego CA

Sure Fire Soul Ensemble

Album Release Party

5pm (early show)

Bad Friends Good Vibes Fest 

Rebru Spirts

 San Diego, CA

 

June 
11
July 12

Belly Up Tavern

Solana Beach, CA

with Seun Kuti