tuko was born in Los Angeles, Ca to an immigrant mother from Belize and an African American father from Oklahoma City, Ok. tuko is the youngest of 4. After forming the trio Tha Boogie who caught the eye of Raphael Saadiq leading to his signing the group to his Velma Records imprint as well as being hand picked by Rolling Stone Magazine to compete to be on the cover, tuko is now embarking on his solo career with his new release The Masquerades Series.


  • Formerly signed to Raphael Saadiq's Velma Records.

  • Formed Tha Boogie who was hand-picked by Rolling Stone Magazine to compete in their cover contest.

  • Featured in 3 consecutive Rolling Stone Magazine issues.

  • co-wrote and featured on "Can't Jig Anymore" by Raphael Saadiq.

  • co-wrote "That B*tch" by Brianna Perry

  • Opening act for Raphael Saadiq on his The Way I see it Tour in The U.S.

  • Opening act for Raphael Saadiq on his Stone Rolling European Tour