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RADIO MAC – 19 June 2021 – 6pm: Xee menino não falar politica / Xee boy, do not talk about politics – DJ Lucky

Xee menino não falar política 

Lucky é um Dj angolano que vive em Lisboa. Ele nasceu em Kinshasa, como resultado do êxodo da guerra de Angola para o Congo, regressou após a independência com sua família para Luanda. Ele destaca a importância das rádios e explica como os angolanos no Congo podem estar ligados às notícias pela rádio. Assim, por meio do rádio, a sua família partilhou notícias sobre a independência e lançou o primeiro sinal de que era seguro voltar para casa quando os colonizadores foram embora. Lucky, fala sobre sua jornada de criança e o retorno ao seu país. Descreve as dificuldades da chegada a Luanda e a experiência que aí viveu. Ele conseguiu ver Angola independente, mas quando chegou a letra que mais lembra é Xee menino não falar política. Assim, era de certa forma proibido falar sobre política.

Ele irá repassar pelas suas listas de reprodução e canções de memória. Ao sermos impulsionados pela sua música, podemos aprender mais sobre suas histórias pessoais e compreender melhor um conjunto de contextos culturais, sociais e políticos.

Lucky desembarcou em Lisboa nos anos 90 e narra a sua experiência de vida e as mudanças ao longo do tempo, desde o trabalho na construção civil até se tornar um DJ de renome.

Ele leva-nos a lembrar a cidade Lisboa como uma realidade crioula onde cabo-verdiano, guineense, moçambicano se encontram e explica como a cena musical lisboeta se desenvolveu numa nova nação africana para músicos e djs.


Xee boy, do not talk about politics

Lucky is an Angolan Dj living in Lisbon who was born in Kinshasa. As a result of the war exodus from Angola to Congo, he returned after the independence with his family to Luanda. He highlights the importance of the radios and explains how the Angolans in Congo can be connected to the news. He managed to see Angola independent but when he arrived the music that he most recalls is Xee menino não falar politica (xee boy do not talk about politics).

Landed in Lisbon in the 90’s he narrates his life experience and changes throughout time, from working as a builder to becoming a renowned DJ.

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