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- n. Alternative spelling of kuduro.
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The music is an ever-evolving matrix of sub-genres – Ivory Coast's coupé decalé, Angola's kuduru, Cape Verde's funaná – but it's all fast, furious and studded with offbeat electronica.
They're a bit uncomfortable with being the only well-known kuduru group, though.
"We were very happy to find out that the kuduru guys in Angola don't see us as a kuduru act."
Similar to how Jamaican immigrants in London evolved dancehall reggae into dubstep and other genres, Buraka hopes to both popularize and expand on kuduru rhythms.
Pite nodded, saying the group is "starting something that should have started like 10 years ago," when kuduru was first developed in Angola.
The band looped in familiar bits like Snap's "Rhythm is a Dancer" with their own little-known songs, a blend of the Angolan techno genre kuduru with international dance influences.