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Lungu Lungu: Meet Mozambique’s Acizzy & Squeeze

Angolan house music pops off in Mozambique Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he meets … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: Introducing DJ Nigga Fox

Portugal’s wildly named DJ chops up kuduro and afrohouse Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: DJ Marfox, Tarraxinha, and Rubbing Pelvises

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he write about Angola’s tarraxinha music. One of the … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2013 3:19PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Lungu Lungu: The Ghetto Shines on in Angola

A few months ago I asked if kuduro is dead. The question wasn’t all provocation: my recent trip to Luanda has shown me first hand how prevalent house music has become in Angola, in just … read more »

POSTED June 13, 2012 12:00PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,
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Lungu Lungu: Angola Strikes Again

I have the great pleasure of writing this column from Luanda, Angola. I was here for the first time three years ago and managed to share a small bit of kuduro on this same website. … read more »

POSTED May 30, 2012 4:00PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC, MUSIC INTERVIEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Lungu Lungu: Lusophone Grace

Most people don’t know a whole lot about Lusophone music, meaning music from Portuguese-speaking countries. If anything, Brazil usually comes to mind first—in my experience, whenever I play music from places like Angola, the response … read more »

POSTED April 18, 2012 3:47PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS:
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Lungu Lungu: Kuduro is Dead

It pains me to say it, but it appears kuduro is seriously fading out in Angola. It’s so hard to believe. I was there just two years ago, and kuduro was blasting out of every … read more »

POSTED December 15, 2011 4:45PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Ghetto Palms 65: Kuduro pt. 3 / Akwaaba Sem Transporte / Broadcasting Live From Angola (actually)

Last year I did two kuduro columns and subtitled the second Broadcasting Live from Angola, but in truth it was more like downloaded live (and DJ Znobia interviewed via complicated email and phone translations). I … read more »

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