As we are all returning to life in close contact and Djs begin to work again, the drought of new mixes on SoundCloud and Youtube specifically seems to be showing signs of an end. I’ve definitely noticed that the rate at which new mixes have been churned out by Djs significantly dropped during lockdown. A lot of Djs favoured live Facebook sessions instead and it … Continue reading My Top 5 Mixes online
1) Often I hear people using the term “Traditional Kizomba” or even just “traditional”. So to correct this confusion, there is no prefix for this word, and i believe your desire like mine is to have proper correct information about something you learn and love. It’s simply, and beautifully, “Kizomba” which means “party” in Kimbundu, which is one of many Bantu languages you can hear … Continue reading 6 Misconceptions About Kizomba
INTRO: ORAL TRADITIONS African people have a rich oral tradition that insures the passage of cultural practices from one generation to the next. Scholars such as Malmusi, 1990; Rycroft, 1962, Stone,1982 argue that oral literature and music are intimately connected in most parts of Africa and are often impossible to separate (Shelemany in Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicans, 2001). Listening has been an important … Continue reading What is Kizomba?