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  • n. An energetic, danceable style of music originating in Angola.


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  • Buraka Som Sistema's first album featured a raw electronic Angolan beat, kuduro, that is still a major component of its music.

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  • Together with his partners, Decouflet has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to underground genres such as kuduro and funk carioca.

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  • In the former instance, catch up on your next-level beats with documentaries on everything from Moroccan hip-hop and MIA-endorsed Angolan kuduro to Papa Wemba and the designer label-mad clubbers of Ghana (The Importance Of Being Elegant).

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  • One of M. I.A's producers, Diplo, has started to mix kuduro beats with funk carioca, hip-hop, crunk and grime, while M. I.A herself throws down in Buraka's single "Sound of Kuduro."

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  • Buraka Som Sistema, which updates Portugal's kuduro school of dance music, rocked the big Gobi tent and earned the most gleeful fan reaction I witnessed at the event.

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  • Puerto Rico, kuduro from Angola, kwaito from South Africa, even cumbia from Mexico.

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  • As more Africans have gained access to the Internet, though, indigenous styles-many of them responses to Western club music, like kwaito in South Africa, kuduro in Angola, and coupé-decalé in Cote d'Ivoire-have started reaching us while they're still fresh.

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  • I could watch kuduro videos on youtube all day long.

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  • Portugal's Buraka Som Sistema are pioneers of the electronic music genre known as 'kuduro,' an upbeat techno that all but guarantees one of the festival's most danceable sets.

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  • Professional dancers normally appear on stage to sing Angolan rap, dance to the hard-hitting beat of kuduro or the more sensual kizomba. - Stuff


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