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São Paulo, BrazilAfro-Funk Goes Brazilian With Bixiga 70
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Afro-Funk Goes Brazilian With Bixiga 70

August 31, 2012
Name: Bixiga 70 Where They’re From: São Paulo, Brazil When They Started: 2011 Genre: Instrumental, Brazilified Afro-Funk Most Similar: Antibalas, Budos Band Sounds Like: The soundtrack from an imaginary, 1970s movie about a debonair...
Cape Town, South AfricaEnter the House of Noir, Petite Noir
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Enter the House of Noir, Petite Noir

Name: Petite Noir née: Yannick Iluga Where He's From: Based in Capetown, South Africa, but originally from the Congo Genre: Electronic-soul  or even better, Afro-tronica Most Similar: A swinger's party featuring Arthur Mafokate, The Week-nd,...
Monterrey, MexicoThe Rise (and Rise) of 3Ball MTY
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The Rise (and Rise) of 3Ball MTY

“What’s new with you guys,” I ask the members of 3Ball MTY, hoping to break the ice. “Well Don Omar, the reggaeton star is doing a remix, and we’re planning to do a song with him. We’re trying to put something together with Shakira,” says Erick...