Articles tagged rumba

Syran Mbenza & Ensemble Rumba Kongo: Immortal Franco: Africa’s Unrivalled Guitar Legend

A Franco tribute led by Syan Mbenza was always likely to be played with fidelity.

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Various Artists: The World Is Shaking: Cubanismo from the Congo, 1954-55

Honest Jon's is doing something unusual here, taking us back to the early days of the style, opening a window into the years before the Greats came along.

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Bi Kidude: Zanzibara 4 / Various: Zanzibara 3

Zanzibara 3 is Afro-retro comfort food, hot soup for chilly evenings. Zanzibara 4 asks more from you.

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17 Aug 2007 // 2:26 AM

Los Herederos pounds out seldom-heard Afro-Cuban beat

MIAMI—Philbert Armenteros has a stutter, but you’d never know it when he sings. Then his voice pours out as easily and powerfully as

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17 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Papa Noel: Café Noir

Papa Noel's songs sound even more Cuban than you would expect from the doyen of a music scene inspired by Cubans.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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