This is Marrabenta, played until the strings break! A dash of exotic and exciting heady spirit of Mozambique's nightlife. A mixture of Shangaan, Ronga and Portuguese folk music, Marrabenta is music from the beautiful country of Mozambique, situated on the African east coast. A Portuguese colony from 1498 to 1975, its music reflects many culture and also reflects the struggle for independence and the ravages of a long war. It portrays the many faces of this beautiful country, from its spectacular coastline on the Indian Ocean, to its rugged mountains and countryside.
Music from Mozambique. Portugese vocals, very artsy, chanting, talking, conversation over guitar open track, tempo picks up to medium fast with the addition of Percussion. Male Vocals, African, Mozambique
Music of Mozambique. Mysterious feel, drums, mid to uptempo. Whistles followed by male Portugese vocal at one minute mark. Celebratory, dancing mood from that point on. Male Vocals, African, Mozambique