Mhambi is a Zulu word meaning traveller. Mhambi is about identity, emigration, technology, desire and politics. All seen from the perspective of the south and developing world and South Africa in particular.
BBC 1Xtra has done a documentary of the short but spectacular rise of Kwaito.Listen to it here. To go to the web page go here.
I had a listen to the BBC interview. What I found most interesting is the American edge to the British interviewer's style and accent. It contrasted badly with some of the contributors to his documentary who made a strong case for the conservation of local cultures - not copying hip-hop music and culture. I then had a quick glance on what Wikipedia had to offer on the subject, which is often a worthwhile strategy. Their article wasn't great but had a hyperlink to what I thought was a much better documentary (by an American...) located here
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