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'I Love Kuduro' Documentary

Mario Patrocinio's 'I Love Kuduro' documentary follows iconic kuduristas such as Titica, Tony Amado, Sebrem, Nagrehla, Cabo Snoop and Bruno de Castro.


Portuguese director Mario Patrocinio first came across Kuduro through the Lisbon clubs he visited during the 90s. More than a decade on and Patrocinio's documentary about Kuduro and the artists behind the global phenomenon premiered at Rio's 2013 International Film Festival and is set to screen at Canada's Hot Docs International Film Festival next month. I Love Kuduro follows iconic kuduristas such as Titica, "Godfather of Kuduro" Tony Amado, Sebrem, Nagrehla, Cabo Snoop and Bruno de Castro, documenting the impact of Kuduro as a lifestyle in Luanda and beyond. Watch out for the killer dance moves and performances in the trailer below. Check for I Love Kuduro screening times at Hot Docs in Toronto (April 24th-May 4th) over here.

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Black Motion Release New Single ‘Xxikiwawa’

Stream Black Motion's new single 'Xxikiwawa'.

South African house music duo Black Motion have finally released their single "Xxikiwawa". Featuring DJ Fortee, Lady Du, Pholoso and DJ Khosto, the song is the duo's first single since the release of their 2020 album The Healers: Last Chapter.

As usual, Lady Du's kwaito-style raps and chants take centre stage as she rhymes about hustling and trusting in the elders to answer our prayers. She ends her verse with a Brenda Fassie interpolation: "Indaba i-straight ayidingi i-ruler."

In trademark Black Motion fashion, the song is built on big drums and prominent percussion panned to give way for vocals but still managing to dominate.

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