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  • hip-deep September 8, 2016

    Afro-Lisbon and the Lusophone Atlantic: Dancing Toward the Future

    In the last few years, a small network of DJs in the suburbs of Lisbon, Portugal has been consistently producing some of the world’s best dance music. The children of African immigrants, these young musicians have combined a hemisphere of … Read more »

  • interview April 15, 2016

    Vincent Kenis Interviewed: Konono No. 1 Meets Batida

    We’ve been following the excellent tradi-modern Congolese group Konono No. 1. since their debut record in 2004 on Crammed Discs. Vincent Kenis is a Belgian producer who brought this excellent group to international attention to Konono No. 1 and the … Read more »

  • blog July 30, 2015

    “Avacahlo”–New Single from DJ Satélite

    DJ Satélite has a new single out in Enchufada’s Upper Cuts free downloads series. We featured DJ Satélite a while back in our Hip Deep Angola show. The Luanda-born producer is one of the major figures bringing Angolan dance music into clubs … Read more »

  • blog November 3, 2014

    Afropop Premiere: Lunabe and MC Sacerdote’s “Quero Falar”

    Afropop is excited to debut an exclusive track off the upcoming Ten Cities compilation, set to drop Nov. 17 on Soundway Records. The project brings together musicians from five cities in Europe with five cities in Africa. Among those cities … Read more »

  • blog July 30, 2014

    Batida: “Pobre e Rico” Video

    Batida, the nom de plume of Portuguese-Angolan producer Pedro Coqueñao, has been on our radar for a few years now. Starting off as the creator of a radio show that mixed ’70s Angolan music with the current sounds of Angola … Read more »

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