Music from South Africa – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo (LBM) is an a cappella group from South Africa. The group was founded in the early 1960s in the township of Ladysmith (KwaZulu-Natal). The Black in the name refers to, Black Ox ‘, which (traditionally) is the strongest animal on a (African) farm. Mambazo means ax ‘.

Here is their song Nkosu Sikelel l´africa

 

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2 thoughts on “Music from South Africa – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

  1. Also, the song is our national anthem :) not sure if you knew that. It has 5 languages in it, but this video has changed the last 25 seconds of the original. Glad you like it :)

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