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    Quote Originally Posted by Ushawishi View Post
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    Great post! I've never seen a video of the rumba box (marimbula, mbira) in Haitian music. Of course, it's used in mento, Afro Cuban rumba, and I have some Guyanese folk recordings that utilizes it. The women are sweet too, gotta love Black women.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seawall View Post
    Great post! I've never seen a video of the rumba box (marimbula, mbira) in Haitian music. Of course, it's used in mento, Afro Cuban rumba, and I have some Guyanese folk recordings that utilizes it. The women are sweet too, gotta love Black women.
    Its in our local music as well .... you will more get it independence celebrations in some of its purests froms...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ushawishi View Post
    Love the traditional jing-ping music of Dominica above!!

    Sort of reminds me of our traditional parang music from Trinidad below:

    Lopinot, Trinidad - Spanish Heritage Festival


    Live Parang Lime in Lopinot with Cruz De Mayo featuring Paul Hernandez
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    You've gotta love the whole party atmosphere in this video. There's nothing like the drums when they are played live.

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    This is one of my favourite videos. The woman is apparently over 70 years old. Now, tell me if Africans or people of African descent aren't the strongest people on the planet!

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