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B-more club, MIA, Kuduru: It ain’t where you from it’s how you Bang

July 27, 2009

Start your week with a Bang:

This vid is a perfect example of some of the greatness that’s been coming out of the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) area in the last couple of years.  Rye Rye’s been making her name on the Bmore club scene for a hot minute and has recently been touring with everyone’s favorite ruddie-MIA-bringing the B-mo’ club to a worldwide audience.

I’ll write more about this later, but the last few years have seen some interesting international club music collabs.  Bmore Club, Portugal’s Kuduro and MIA’s brash outernationalisms all share a street energy, this primal funk that apparantly transcends geographies.  This is hood music, no matter the country, continent or context.

This vid from Porugal’s Buruka Som Sistema is another example (notice how MIA features in both vids).  Turn it up in your cubicles and rock for a minute:

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