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  1. mbube(Noun)

    A style of a cappella originating in Zululand.

  2. Origin: imbube (uyimbube).


  1. Mbube

    Mbube is a form of South African vocal music, made famous by the South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The word mbube means "lion" in Zulu. Traditionally performed a cappella, the members of the group are male although a few groups have a female singer. The use of male voices singing a cappella allows for the creation of intricate harmonies and vocal textures.

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