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Genre: go-go

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Parent Genre: R&B

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Go-go music is a genre that originated in Washington D.C. in the 1970s. It is characterized by a blend of funk, R&B, and hip-hop, with a heavy emphasis on percussion and call-and-response vocals. Go-go music is known for its high-energy live performances, with bands often playing for hours without stopping. Some of the key elements of go-go music include the use of congas, cowbells, and other percussion instruments, as well as the incorporation of audience participation and improvisation. It has been popularized by several bands, including Slim, Pleasure, and E.U.


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List of go-go artists

Here is a list of go-go artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the go-go genre. You can find out what go-go genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 39 4011
2 30 36456
3 29 8137
4 29 7933
5 27 18942
6 27 27461
7 26 11752
8 24 18841
9 20 12544
10 21 3070
11 20 8517
12 20 10259
13 19 15565
14 18 6250
15 13 3628
16 13 2495
17 10 2654
18 9 2517
19 9 3560
20 9 2462
21 9 2380
22 8 1413
23 8 7355
24 6 2748
25 6 89
26 5 54
27 5 3747
28 5 33
29 5 1010
30 4 1336
31 4 14
32 3 330
33 3 61
34 2 1820
35 3 1100
36 3 1797
37 3 733
38 2 77
39 1 223
40 1 492
41 1 180
42 1 106
43 1 117
44 1 20
45 1 81

go-go playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular go-go music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.