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VIDEO: Zulu kicks off Mardi Gras with Saints flavor

Zulu kicked off Mardi Gras with a parade featuring Saints and the prized coconut. (FOX 8) Zulu kicked off Mardi Gras with a parade featuring Saints and the prized coconut. (FOX 8)
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Zulu started rolling along its Uptown parade route.

You might spot some famous faces in the Krewe of Zulu parade on Fat Tuesday.

New Orleans Saints Alvin Kamara, Cam Jordan, Marcus Williams, Marshon Lattimore and Mark Ingram will be featured.

You might have already seen Kamara and Lattimore who rode in Endymion on Saturday.

The rookie players got to practice their bead throwing technique.

Academy Award Nominee Spike Lee will serve as honorary Grand Marshal of Zulu.

Zulu King Brent D. Washington Sr. and his wife, Queen Troye Madison-Washington, are honored to be Carnival royalty.

The king has an MBA and is chief financial officer at Edgar P. Harney Charter Schools. Queen Zulu earned a B.A. as well as a master’s degree from Xavier University of Louisiana. She is an administrator at Lafayette Academy in New Orleans.

Washington has been a member of the krewe for 27 years.

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