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Whether it's in Nairobi or in Kyiv, in Bristol or in Cairo: in all the major cities of Africa and Europe, people get together in dedicated spaces to dance to music and party – and create communities, subcultures and public spheres. Club culture is a global phenomenon, but what music are these people dancing to in these cities and what music did they use to dance to in the past? In what sort of spaces do they meet up? What public spheres do they form? What do these club cultures mean to the urbanity of a city? And what happens when the club music from two different continents meet head on? More...

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Bio
13 Years old “Gamebouy” - Was famously handed a chain by The Game at his 2008 performance in Johannesburg, South Africa after he was impressed by his rapping skills at the event. Gamebouy has since then been signed by Tsotsi Taal Management, represented by Sbu Tshabalala. Gamebouy has partnered with GA Agencies as a face of FUBU kids, and is currently working on his long awaited untitled debut CD. Management kept a low profile on his movement & only now w are introducing him to the world. He has recently performed in different venue South Africa/USA & invited to Toronto-Canada & USA again in 2012.

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Gamebouy & TEN CITIES
Gamebouy participated in the third TEN CITIES episode of musical collaboration which took the renowned Ukraine producers Vakula and Dubmasta from Kiev to Johannesburg in February 2013. Further participants from Johannesburg were Dirty Paraffin, Moonchild and Planet Lindela among others. The exchange for Johannesburg was curated by South African artist and self taught musician João Orecchia and Berlin based DJ Hannes Teichmann who facilitated the production phase.



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