Featured

Kuduro Veteran Costuleta Interviewed On MTV Iggy


Veteran kuduro artist Costuleta, whose 2005 massive hit "Tchiri" helped push the spastic dance genre to a wider global audience (M.I.A. and Buraka Som Sistema would later use the track's producer for "Sound of Kuduro"), recently sat down with MTV Iggy for his first interview to an English-speaking audience.

The Angolan singer proved to be far from shy as he recalled fond and dark memories that span his work with kuduro originator Tony Amado, dealing with racism as an Angolan living in Portugal and Germany, his brother's onstage murder, and the reasons why "real kuduro can only be made in Angola. Read the full interview over at MTV Iggy.

Popular
(YouTube)

The 12 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Olamide, Khuli Chana, Kwesi Arthur x Vic Mensa, KiDi, Elaine, Ruger and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

Olamide Will 'Rock' Your World with His New Single & Music Video

Olamide's latest single 'Rock' is the first single from his upcoming album 'UY Scuti' which is set to drop this June.