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INTRODUCING BONGA, GODFATHER OF ANGOLIAN SEMBA AND KIZOMBA MUSIC.

Bonga was born in the province of Bengo, and left Angola when he was 23 years old to become an athlete, becoming the Portuguese record holder for the 400 metres (Angola was at the time one of portugal’s five African colonies). 86 more words

Afropop

Three Pair Stockings Angola Wellingbro

Angola. 1827. A corruption of ANGORA: the fabric made of angora wool”

The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 1983.

The Shorter OED has the first recorded incidence of “angola” as 1827, but I stumbled on an unpublished reference to it, in the 1807-16 Disbursement Book of The Retreat asylum, in York. 993 more words

History

Mulemba Xangola

My personal rainy day song, from the Angolan singer Bonga, one of the country’s great voices. Here it is performed with Brazilians Marisa Monte and Carlinhos Brown.

Duo Ouro Negro - Muxima

25 de Maio 1960

Muxima ue ue, muxima ue ue, muxima
Muxima ue ue, muxima ue ue, muxima
Se uamgambé uamga uami
Gaungui beke muá Santana… 52 more words

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