Thomas Mapfumo

(b. 1945)

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1945–Prominent chimurenga musician from Zimbabwe.

Thomas Mapfumo created Chimurenga Music, a new style that drew on Shona traditions of music as a form of resistance to confront colonial oppression in ...

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