Mbaqanga meaning

o͝ombə-känggə
A form of popular dance music that originated in the black townships of South Africa, characterized by choral singing and prominent basslines played on electronically amplified guitars.
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A South African urban dance music with a heavy beat.
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A style of South African music, with rural Zulu roots and a jazz influence, that originated in the 1960s.
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Origin of mbaqanga

  • Zulu -mbaqanga in umbaqanga thick porridge made of cornmeal or millet, mbaqanga (originally applied to the music as a derogatory term by those who considered it simple and homemade)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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