Music from Angola – Ruy Mingas

Rui Alberto Vieira Dias Rodrigues Mingas (12 de Maio de 1939) well-known as Ruy Mingas, is Angolan vocalist and guitar player, Ruy Mingas is one of his homeland’s most famous musician and performer. Well known and loved in his home country and beyond since the late 50’s, Mingas has long been known as pioneer in African music. Mixing musical elements of his Afro-Portuguese heritage with jazz and latin music. Here is the song “Birin Birin “

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Music from Angola – Cabo Snoop

Ivo Manuel Lemus, CABO SNOOP, (1990) is Angolan musician performing Kuduro. At home call him nobody. Nobody because his mother had lost three children, and everybody thought that he could die.” Nobody knew if I would die or survive”, but he survived and became 2010 Best Lusophone MTV Africa Music Awards. Here is the song “Windek”