GUEST: Tony Amado
Luanda is at once violent and beautiful, incredibly rich and incredibly poor, a place of strong contrast and a place or innovative remix.We meet Tony Amado, the musician who first named and popularized a style that combines traditional Angolan influences of Kilapanga, Semba and Zouk with eletronic house and techno music that gets people break-dancing in the club.
Kids in Luanda saw Van Damme dance and made their own version. The dance took to the streets, led into a flurry of popular acts in Angola and finally to a global superhit played in radios everywhere.
Kids in Luanda saw Van Damme dance…
… and made their own version
… and one the streets
… a popular Kuduro track Windeck by Cabo Snoop
… finally leading to a global hit
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