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mba•qan•gabɑˈkɑŋ gə, əm bɑ-(n.)

  1. a rhythmic style of South African popular music derived from Zulu music, jazz, and rock and played on electric guitar, bass, and drums.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of mbaqanga:

1960–65; perh. < Zulu umbaqanga thick porridge of maize or sorghum (or a cognate Nguni word)


  1. mbaqanga(Noun)

    A style of South African music, with rural Zulu roots and a jazz influence, that originated in the 1960s.


  1. Mbaqanga

    Mbaqanga is a style of South African music with rural Zulu roots that continues to influence musicians worldwide today. The style originated in the early 1960s.


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