Born of Angola’s burgeoning cultural revival in the Information Age, Kuduro is the cultural expression of a new international and post-war generation. It is a highly energized, innovative movement that incorporates dance, music, fashion, lifestyle, and attitude. Kuduro is filled with palpable optimism, opportunity, and excitement. Culturally savvy, cheeky, colorful, and bold, Kuduro is a uniqu[...]
Death Metal Angola is an upcoming documentary directed by Jeremy Xido. The film takes a look at the development of a rock subculture in Angola. War ravaged and potentially the richest country in Africa, Angola is the epicenter of the African hardcore music scene. Sonia Ferreira and Wilker Flores live and breath rock and roll. They run and live in the Okutiuka orphanage in Huambo, Angola and have [...]
The saying goes "behind every great man, is a great woman" - but now we are seeing African women step out of the shadows and show the world that their strength, intelligence, and power belongs just as much in the business world as it does within the home. There is no denying the long tradition of firm gender roles many African cultures and countries have had which often delegated the woman to stay[...]