I Love Kuduro (2014) Trailer
Trailer for I Love Kuduro.
Born in the 1990s at discos and raves in Luanda during the last decade of Angola’s civil war, Kuduro music, dance and style is a bangin’ mix of house, techno and traditional rhythms. Spreading raw energy from the big city to the ‘burbs, Angola to pan-Africa, this inclusive, urban cultural movement is on the brink of becoming the next big thing the world over. Meet the innovative godfathers and savvy superstars of the scene. Learn the roots and history behind the hottest tracks, and the ancient chants and twisted Portuguese phonetics that inspire its lyrics. Discover the pop culture references behind the moves and the fashion, from Jean-Claude Van Damme to Kwanzaa. I Love Kuduro is a slammin’ survey of a craze at once recognizable and foreign, which includes all shapes and sizes, and crosses dividing lines between gay and straight, trans and cis, young and old, rich and poor.