Day 130 | Stage Life

Good morning and afternoon. Just opened my eye . If you guys noticed, this is a back to back daily report. Ok, let’s make it worth your while. Last night, I gotta give thanks to the team Kizomba Canada . We did a performance at my brother Dance Alejandro in Laval. It was scary because […]

Mãe | Mama | Follow up

Good day Mi Gente. Thank you so much for the kind comments that you put on the post of my mom. Well, the funny thing is that a neighbor saw that post, translated it – I’m talking about a neighbor in Angola – sent it to her mama and her mom walked straight up in […]

Day 1 | A Portuguese Situation

Mi Gente! It’s your boy, Dr Kizomba. Here’s the current situation. As some of you might know, Flavie and I had our bags stolen at the airport in Barcelona on our way to the Kizomba Sunrise Beach Festival in Algarve. All our stuff: wallets, IDs, cards… and passports. Gone. That’s some fucked up shit. So […]

Day 25 | TO, We’re Coming

Mi Gente! The doctor is back at it! Your boy and the Kizomba Canada squad are off to TO for the 3rd edition of the AngoFest street festival. We are gonna teach. We are gonna perform. We are gonna dance. We are gonna party hard. 🎉😎🎉 And after turning it up in the Six, Sunday […]

H&M no more

Maaaaaan, the world is going crazy. I really used to like H&M, but when I saw that post the Weeknd shared of an H&M promo pic of a little cute baby, and on the baby a green fucking hoodie that says “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle”… Using a child for your promotion and for your […]

‼️Breaking News‼️ Interview with C4 Pedro!!

‼️Breaking News‼️ Mi Gente, I got some hot news that came out of the oven right now. C4Pedro aka King CKWA just got off the phone with me, for all the Kizomba and Semba instructors, Urban kizomba instructors, musicians, everyone involved in the culture… stay tuned for an exclusive interview between C4Pedro and your boy […]

Day 45 | C4 Pedro Agrees

Mi Gente, did you see the video? For the first time Flavie did a kuduro performance by herself at the Columbus Salsa Convention. That girl. Taking on all the responsibility for Manuel & Flavie on her shoulders. She killed it! 👊 No big deal, but yesterday the King 👑C4Pedro shared our Top 10 #kizomba songs […]

Day 73 | Hard Work

Eweee Mi Gente! Last Thursday, you already know, Manuel & Flavie taught at Baila Con Gusto. Lots of new faces, discovering #kizomba for the first or second time. That made me happy. You know what else made me happy? Seeing my team wearing their Gindungo shirts, and dancing the night away. Kizomba, Salsa… even Bachata. […]

Day 18 | Gindungo: 17 to go

Good day Mi Gente. It’s your boy Dr Kizomba waking up a little confused but happy. It’s day 18 for soberness, smoking-free and I just added one more subject: exposing the fakes. The topic of today is “inside jokes” aka friend of a friend trying to throw shade on another friend because they’re jealous of […]

Day 56 | Montreal Is Calling

Woke up today to the sound of pigeons. 🐦Thank you so much for messages from yesterday’s post. Real ppl really understood what I’ve been going through, and reacted in a positive way. Today is a new day, a new dawn, a new life 🎼. It’s the last Muketo afternoon party on a roof. I’m gonna […]

Day 132 | Freedom!

As I was sleeping I remembered to have a special dream that I did not recall what it was when I woke up. Open my cell phone, I forgot to send some goodies to a good friend, totally forgot. And my friend being gangsta, the first thing she does when she picks the phone is […]

Travel Blog | Changed Man | Africa

Wow I just realized that am no longer African, meaning I am African but I don’t understand the African ways no more. The Jamaican and Haitian influences are very powerful, special black America that I just realized I grow up with. Am trying to get or show some love to the African dudes like head […]