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kwela

(ˈkweɪlə; ˈkwɛlə)
n
(Pop Music) a type of pop music popular among the Black communities of South Africa
[C20: said to be from Zulu or Xhosa: jump up]
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Noun1.kwela - a kind of danceable music popular among black South Africans; includes a whistle among its instruments
dance music - music to dance to
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(Linao, they relayed, came to their rescue a year ago, then bassist Xyroz Penaranda joined shortly after, thus completing their 'cat crew.' Villanueva and Nadela have high regard for Linao, who they describe as 'kwela' and 'kenkoy' adding much life to the group.)
"Kwela pero makikita mo pa din ang sinseridad niya bilang public servant, mamamayan at magulang.
Katie, Katie, you weren't just a servant girl, you were a mother to me' Katie-Koos Kombuis My aunt Katie was sixteen when she went into service she only had standard 5 my granny auntie Katie's mother was also a domestic my aunt Katie was a very glamorous woman her hair always had blonde streaks she wore only gold jewellery and never went anywhere without her musky perfume and rouge lipstick except to work one must always do one's work with pride my granny told her but she could not she replied she wanted to look like she felt she said like a servant girl From Grond/Santekraam, Kwela Boeke, 2011 , Translated by Charl JF Cilliers
(31) By making recordings in Ben's lounge they started to promote folk and jazz musicians such as Count "Wellington" Judge, the Malombo Jazz Makers, Allen Kwela, Kippie Moeketsi, Jeremy Taylor, Mike Aaron "Big Voice Jake" Lerole, and Creda Mutwa.
Very highly recommended for personal reading lists and community libraries, for those readers to whom "Rusty Bell" is their first introduction to the work of Nthikeng Mohlele, his two earlier novels are "The Scent of Bliss" (Kwela Books, 9780795702761, $22.79) and "Small Things" (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 9781869142452, $22.50; Kindle, $9.99).