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Enjoy Buraka Som Sistema’s wild live set from Red Bull Music Academy’s Lisbon Takeover event with Boiler Room TV.
Actor Elijah Wood offers up a stellar Ghanaian-influenced mix for OkayAfrica’s 50th installment of its ‘Africa In Your Earbuds’ music series.
Buraka Som Sistema’s sexiest emcee Blaya releases her first EP and a booty bass new single titled, “Superfresh.”
Kelis’ newly leaked “Call On Me” incorporates a vintage African sound, full horn orchestra and all.
Kensaye throws some African djembe percussion and synths onto Dwele’s “Hold On” for an equally smooth afro/electro-soul vibe.
Electro-Tropical music dons Chief Boima and Geko Jones have released their ‘Africa Latina’ mix, a smooth new gem from a musical exploration of sounds that connect Africa and Latin America.
On August 3rd and 4th, HARD Summer 2012 is set to take over Los Angeles with over 50 bands and DJs scheduled to perform at the city’s Historic Park. See official set times for Skrillex, Chromeo, Magnetic Man, Little Dragon, Buraka Som Sistema and more!
HARD has released the lineup for each day of its Summer 2012 music festival which will take place on August 3rd and 4th at L.A. Historic Park in Downtown Los Angeles. There will be over fifty bands and DJs on four massive stages. Check out which day your favorite acts will be performing.
Buraka Som Sistema has released the official video for “Tira o Pé,” one of the hypest tracks from their sophomore album, ‘Komba.’
Buraka Som Sistema brought the sounds of Portugal, Angola and Brazil to NYC’s Bowery Ballroom with a high-energy show on January 11th. Watch!
Buraka Som Sistema recently brought their electro-Kuduro sound to ‘Top+,’ a Portuguese television show.
Portugal’s Buraka Som Sistema has released the official video for “(We Stay) Up All Night” which will appear on the Kuduro group’s sophmore project Komba. See if you can spot a special cameo by Diplo between all the booty shaking, lol.
Portugal’s Buraka Som Sistema has unveiled their latest single, “(We Stay) Up All Night,” a serious party anthem.
Dominican-Dutch Moombahton DJ Munchi was in the mood to OD on some airhorn and tested the urge on a Kuduro track by Portugal’s Buraka Som Sistema entitled “Hangover (BaBaBa).”
“Lisbon, Portugal’s own DJ Mpula, host of the Radio Fazuma show, connects with the Akwaaba team to revisit the Angolan gems collected on ‘Akwaaba Sem Transporte.'”