Definition of kwela in English:
1A style of rhythmical, repetitive popular music of central and southern Africa, resembling jazz, in which the lead part is usually played on the penny whistle.
- Freshlyground is indigenous African folk mixed with jazz, soul, kwela and dance hall music.
- When the popularity of kwela started to fade, Black Mambazo swapped the pennywhistle for the saxophone.
- It has 14 tracks that showcase a variety of musical styles like dance, reggae, jazz, mbaqanga, kwela and gospel.
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