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Lura – Alguem di Alguem

Portuguese singer Lura gives a big nod to her Cape Verdean roots here with some straight up funan√° vibes, which very much reminds me of the older Bouyon tracks from Dominica with it’s use of accordion over fast paced African … Continue reading

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Arashkha – Gloria √† la Negra

This is the first time I’ve come across Arash Khalatbari aka Arashkha before but I’m loving this rather sombre take on Cape Verde’s Funana sound. Similar in pace and rhythm to Power Soca but heavy on the accordion (much more … Continue reading

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