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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…..

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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…..

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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…..

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#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…..

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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…..