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Nekoro Thabiti Williams is from Richmond, Virginia and was born on 3/28/1992. Nekoro comes from a very musical background and family. His father was a touring drummer and his mother played piano in the church choir. He also has 10 siblings who are very involved in music. 3 of his siblings also play the drums and 1 plays the saxophone.

Nekoro began playing the drums at the age of 2 in his local church. He continued to play through middle school and joined concert band and jazz band. Nekoro then went on to play on the CBS 6 Wind Symphony under the direction of Mike Goldberg. This choir toured heavily across the states. After his high school years, he worked with many different bands in Richmond before forming the Peoples Blues of Richmond. This fun and psychedelic rock band has many influences ranging from reggae to funk.