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Mbaqangalocked

  • Lara Allen

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Term used to describe two developments in black South African urban popular music.

(1) During the 1940s South African big bands started performing local melodies in swing style, evolving a style that became known as mbaqanga or African jazz.

(2) In the early 1960s a second style called ...

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