Lylah – Players (feat. Elji Beatzkilla)

KikiZomba Musicality Class with Vasco and Sonja at the Congo Kizomba Festival in Kinshasa

I am glad that Great Sonja make a entrance in D. R. Congo.


Kizomba is also performed in other lusophone African countries, in Europe and in the USA. It is known for having a slow, insistent, somewhat harsh, yet sensuous rhythm; the result of electronic percussion. It is danced accompanied by a partner, very smoothly, slowly and sensuously, and with neither tightness nor rigidity. There are frequent simultaneous hip rotations coordinated between dance partners, particularly in the quieter refrains of the music.

Countries where kizomba is most popular include Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Portugal, Mozambique, Equatorial Guinea, São Tomé and Príncipe, East Timor, Brazil and the territory of Macau. Several individuals with a love of the Kizomba culture have been promoting it in other countries, such as Belgium and surrounding nations, where an independent KizombaLove academy has been created by José N’dongala.

Famous Angolan kizomba singers include BongaAndré MingasLiceu Vieira DiasNeide Van-Dúnem,Don KikasCalo PascoalHeavy C.Puto PortuguesMaya CoolMatias DamasioRei Helder, and Irmãos Verdades.