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Diamond Bass' Kuduro-Influenced 'BOMBOM'

Download Lisbon/London producer Diamond Bass' kuduro-meets-UK bass "BOMBOM"


Producer Diamond Bass, a signee of Buraka label Enchufada, has been taking a  UK bass approach to kuduro for some time — see his 2011 banger "Lwanda." In his latest single "BOMBOM," the Lisbon/London producer chops up a vocal sample asking for 'more kuduro' (mais kuduro mais forte), laying it over a bombardment of Angolan-influenced percussion. The song's best moment, however, comes in around the 1-minute mark when a lone synthesizer takes over the track with its twitching melody. Download Diamond Bass' "BOMBOM" below.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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