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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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Hermenegildo Bráulio Humerto Mahapi aka DJ Satellite is a natural talent. Very early he began to show signs of his creativity as a producer of Kuduro. His name is written in the history of Kuduro as one of the producers of the album "Estado Maior Kuduro of Lambas" (first album to sell over 10,000 copies in Angola), Co-Producer of the Album "Batida Únika" of Bruno M, another great national reference of Kuduro. He currently also produces Afro-House.

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DJ Satelite & TEN CITIES
DJ Satelite participated in the first TEN CITIES episode of musical collaboration which took the renowned Italian DJs/producers Marco Messina and Lucio Aquilina from Naples to Luanda. Further Participants from Luanda were DJeff, MC Sacerdote and an extended circle of musicians from Angola. The exchange for Luanda was curated by Angolan producer Otiniel Silva aka Mano and Berlin producer Andi Teichmann who facilitated the production phase. In May 2013 DJ Satelite and MC Sacerdote went to Naples to meet up again with Marco and Lucio and to proceed/finish the productions that were created during the Luanda phase. In addition, DJ Satelite took part in an extra Nairobi phase in March 2014 with Afrologic (Lagos), Tshepang Ramoba (Johannesburg) and Kenyan musicians like Just A Band, Provoke, Wangechi, Fena Gitu and more.

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