dumate is a live hip-hop band from Madison, WI.
Formed in 2005, dumate made their debut with the self-released album, dumate Rite: The Known Knowns. In the four ensuing years, core members Laduma Nguyuza and drummer/vocalist Jah Boogie continued to tighten up their live and expanded their ranks to include bassist Bobby Peru, rapper D.L.O. and producer/MPCist Man Mantis. Their second album, 2009’s We Have The Technology, was released to widespread acclaim and went on… read more