Buraka Som Sistema has been creating a unique take on Angolan kuduro music. The group's sound initially struck a chord with Lisbon's young clubgoers, and ever since they've been heating up dance floors around the globe. Reporter Mirissa Neff has more.
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When Angola was still a colony of Portugal, dance clubs in Angola produced a kind of distinct music that took fire and eventually took Portugal by storm. Now, a new band of Portugese and Angolans is taking that old kuduro sound and turning it into new music.
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