• Brittanie G.

Serving the Community and Smooth Sounds

Elgin Bokari T. Smith also known as L O Kari is a Chicago based DJ, activist, and visual performing artist from St. Louis, Missouri. Born in 1987, L O Kari was heavily influenced by the soulful sounds of R&B, Jazz, Hip Hop, Gospel, and Alternative Rock. While attending Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis, L O Kari discovered that he had an ear for music and began learning how to play the piano and guitar while adding his unique flavor.

L O Kari has performed domestically and abroad - ranging from New York, St. Louis, Ohio, Seattle, South Korea, Japan, and all over the Chicago area. He has shared stages with the likes of Bone Thugs and Harmony, Ruby Ibarra, The Terra Godz, and DJ Esco just to name a few.

L O Kari’s style is very smooth and transformative with blending mixes of Hip Hop, R&B, Electronica, and EDM. With his most notable style being his ability to adapt to the vibe of the audience he's serving, L O Kari also gives back to his community as a Program Director of Free Write Arts & Literacy.

L O Kari will be performing in St. Louis at 2720 Cherokee Street on Friday, February 10th for The Retroactive Tour. Visit here to purchase tickets!

Follow L O Kari on social media:

Facebook: @L O Kari

Instagram: @L O Kari

Twitter: @L O Kari


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