Monthly Archives: October 2017

Cape Verdean Batuko and Brazil’s Samba de Roda

Gwiz right now I want to stay with you

The Drum's Voice: African Inspired Dance and Rhythms from Beyond

I can’t help but see the similarity between Cape Verde’s Batuko dance and my beloved Samba de Roda, a form of Samba coming out of Brazil’s African heart, in Bahia.

Batuko is one of the oldest dance and drum genres of the island chain, originating on the island of Santiago.  It is thought that the word Batuko comes from a West African word Batuk or from the Portuguese word Batuque, meaning drums.  The ensemble is usually comprised of women drumming  and dancing in a semicircle. It is typically performed for various cultural celebrations as well as for women’s fertility.  It is suggested that much of the movement, which involves subtle and quick movements of the hips and feet, very similar to the way Samba de Roda is performed in parts of Bahia, has sexual connotations.

Up until the mid  70s when Cape Verde gained its independence, Batuko was considered “obscene…

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Wow BOMBSHELL Foxy Brown says Jay-z took her virginity when she was 15 and he was 27″

Seems garbage but hey

The Word According To Heaven Hollywood

According to a very accurate source Foxy Brown the popular female rapper in the 90’s and probably one of the 5 greatest female Emcees of all time has come out and made some shocking allegations about Jay-z.  Now I must say before you read this story this has not been proven but I can’t lie I have heard stories very similiar to this about Jay in the past. Read this ish

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Remember Foxy Brown? Well she’s made some shocking allegations about Jay Z that will blow your mind! Now, many music insiders are calling the 90′s female rapper crazy…but we’re leaving it to you to decide.

Buss this…

Foxy Brown, whose real name is Inga Marchand, has revealed that her ticket to rap success came at a price — and that it all happened while she was underage. She says the man who put her on to the rap game…

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