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May 16, 2015

MTV Iggy

Name: Osekre and The Lucky Bastards Where They’re From: Brooklyn, New York (by way of Accra, Ghana) When They Started: 2010 For Fans of: K’naan, Keziah Jones, Jupiter & Okwess International, Throes + The Shine Genre: Afropop meets ska/punk Sounds Like: Making something out of nothing and getting hyped off of life The...

May 16, 2015


We all know Fela was a punk in spirit, but what if he actually made punk rock? Osekre and the Lucky Bastards takes Afrobeat, indie, punk, ska, and rockabilly, throws them in a blender and the glorious mess that comes out is their latest track...

May 16, 2015

This is Africa

He’s the gifted Ghanaian artist and Columbia University alumnus whose take on afro-punk is bold but beautiful because of its blend of different genres including ska, afro-beat and highlife. Osekre and his band The Lucky Bastards (OTLB), have a slew of fans who are demanding...

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May 16, 2015

Detroit Metro Times

THURSDAY, 24 / Osekre & the Lucky Bastards / Take a nine-piece band from Brooklyn, a raspy lead-singer from Ghana and the sounds of punk, jazz and swing, and you get a hybrid of sounds that can only be described as a cohesive mess. The...

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May 16, 2015

Okay Africa

If the spirits of Fela Kuti and The Clash could come together, they might manifest in Ghanaian-American afropunk Osekre. Osekre and his band The Lucky Bastards came together to produce a meaningful mash-up of afropop rhythms with punk-like vocals in their newest track titled “Mama Told...

May 16, 2015

Afropop Worldwide

We are thrilled to debut Why Are You Here?, the brand new single by Osekre and The Lucky Bastards. Over its four minutes, the band alternates between a loose-limbed swing through the verse and full-bodied explosion on the chorus, buoyed by an excellent horn-section and lead...

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May 16, 2015

Afripop Interview

Osekre and the Lucky Bastards will be performing at the Viva La Vuvuzela Festival in New York City, this Saturday, July 9th. Ghanaian-American singer Osekre describes his music as “sweet, catchy-tasty West-African style melodies/hooks called “jama,” dipped in soft elements of hip-hop, pop and rock” and...

December 22, 2014


Live@ The Greene Space, "Mama Told Me." [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4TKsnqtxfo[/embed] Live @CrestFest, "Rise." [embed]http://vimeo.com/68131116[/embed] Live @CrestFest "Changes" [embed]http://vimeo.com/70447773[/embed]...

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