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Audio: Manu Chao "Clandestino" (KJs Kuduro Remix)


Generation Bass posted this Kuduro remix of Manu Chao's "Clandestino" and brings his celebrated sound into a contemporary light. Right now every kid is listening to bass music and so they learn about legends through remixes. This particular remix is in the style of the spastic Angolan sound know as Kuduro, and in this case comes fully equipped with ballistic bass oscillation- "Marijuana Illegal" is the concept that seems to excite Manchester based remixer KJs the most. Kuduro is the product of a cross pollination of genres like hip-hop, house, and traditional Angolan rhythms, and is mostly made and consumed in its home in Angola, as well as Lisbon, Portugal due to the large population of Angolan immigrants. Here's to the past!

Manu Chao - Clandestino (KJs remix) by KJs

 

 

 

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The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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