4 minutes read February 28, 2013 There’s more to Angolan music than Kuduro Angola has an underappreciated independent music scene. It’s no worth denying that kuduro is our biggest export, and when you mention Angola to most savvy music fans they will instantly….. Read More 7 minutes read December 24, 2012 Kuduro’s International Wave Earlier this month, I had the rare opportunity to throw on some of my favorite Kuduro tracks at full volume in back to back succession as part of the first….. Read More 3 minutes read April 1, 2012 Brand Kuduro Kuduro has already received some attention on AIAC. (Is this Cabo Snoop clip intra-continental cultural colonialism?) Kuduro means ‘hardass’ or ‘in a hard place’ in Angolan Portuguese or a mix….. Read More 1 minute read January 20, 2010 A Decade of Kuduro in Angola Kuduro literally translates as ’stiff bottom’ in Angolan-Portuguese. Read More 5 minutes read August 1, 2015 #Free15Angolans: An update You’d never know it from reading the US press, but those political prisoners in Angola are still in jail and Angolan citizens, activists, and a clutch of folks from other….. Read More 1 minute read April 11, 2015 Weekend Music Break No.69 A general round-up of tunes that caught our ear this week at Africa is a Country, in no particular order. Martinique-born Jazz composer and pianist, Chassol returns home to film….. Read More 2 minutes read April 6, 2015 Liner Notes, No.8: Boddhi Satva and Kaysha Bring Congolese Music to the Deep End Boddhi Satva recently announced a very exciting collaboration between himself and international Zouk legend Kaysha. For those who are unfamiliar with the current African House movement, alongside names like Black Coffee,….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.