Mbotela

by Msafiri Zawose

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Mbotela was recorded at TMG Studios in Mustang, Oklahoma.

Mbotela is Swahili for "regeneration". This album represents Msafiri's efforts to continue the traditions of his people in the modern world.

"Msafiri's music captures centuries of Gogo tradition through his soulful lyrics, transient voice, and wide instrumental talent. He has managed to fuse the musical traditions of his ancestors with a modern twist to create a sound that truly embodies the African experience."

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released 23 May 2013

All songs were written and performed by Msafiri Zawose.

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Msafiri Zawose Bagamoyo, Tanzania

Msafiri Zawose is renowned for his traditional Gogo style music, which relies heavily on the zeze & limba in combination with distinct lyrical harmonies. This rich musical tradition is from the Wagogo people Dodoma in Central Tanzania. Msafiri Zawose, son of the late Dr. Hukwe Zawose, continues this musical tradition while fusing with more modern styles, creating a truly distinct and unique sound. ... more

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