Lou Bega

Lou Bega

Lou Bega

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Top Songs

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Mambo No. 5 (a Little Bit of...)
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Mambo [Havanna Club Mix]
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Sweet Like Cola
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I Got a Girl
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Baby Keep Smiling

Albums

  • Bongo Bong

    Jul 2021 • 1 song

  • Buena Macarena

    Apr 2021 • 1 song

  • Free Again

    Jan 2013 • 13 songs

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Lou Bega

Biography

Like the Afro-Cuban and mambo music that inspires his music, Lou Bega (David Loubega) is a hybrid, born and raised in Germany as the son of a Sicilian mother and Ugandan father. He sang and danced as a child, listened to R&B and reggae as a teenager, and was in a rap group, but a trip to Miami as an 18-year-old acquainted him with the songs of the mambo kings of the '30s and '40s. Fascinated by mambo's sounds and stylish fashions, Bega returned to Germany and created his own version of the music. The result was the single "Mambo No. 5," an animated update of Pérez Prado's orig...
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