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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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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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