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

 

Music from South Africa – Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a great and well known chorus from South Africa. Here’s their song “Ain’t no sunshine“:

Listen to their older songs here too!

This was a Music-Suggestion from Kweli, thanks!