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marabi

(ˌmaˈrɑːbɪ)
n
(Music, other) South African a kind of music popular in townships in the 1930s
[of uncertain origin, possibly from Sotho]

marabi

A South African musical style that emerged in the 1920s from a fusion of Western jazz and the traditional music of the Zulu, Xhosa, and Soto peoples.
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As the youngest at the time, Lizibo was introduced and nurtured into singing love songs termed Marabi and it was then that his love for Afro-pop was developed.
I believe I have got what it takes to do this and I am passionate about the process." Mafikizolo hits are such as Meet Me At The River and Marabi. Mafikizolo's album Love Potion was released in 2017 and has hit the airwaves with a bang.
Why?My favourite childhood books were a battered copy of The Marabi Dance by Modikwe Dikobe which I stole from my uncle Mzwakhe at my granrents' place in Soweto, The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy which was a set book in Junior High School in Swaziland where my parents had moved to from apartheid SA, and Inkinsela yaseMgungundlovu written in isiZulu by Sibusiso Nyembezi, which I read because my gran died when I was seven before he could fulfil his promise of getting me a copy, so I felt like I owed it to him to find it and read it and it turned out to be the most hilarious, most sad and most brilliantly written book I would read in my childhood.
Within the Afro-Jazz other sub-genres evolved that were informed by geo-cultural spaces such as Cape-Jazz played by pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim whose musical influences reflected the multicultural port areas of Cape Town, and bandleader and saxophonist Bra Ntemi Piliso who fused swing jazz riff with township melodic marabi sounds of the restless rhythm of an uprooted culture, Then there are other like Manu Dibango's musical style that fused jazz, funk, Congo-rumba, and other Cameroonian musical traditions.
The meeting was attended by Dr Bharti D Shyal, Shri Hari Manjhi , Shri Kamalbhan Singh Marabi, Shri Kariya Munda, Shri Lakhan Lal Sahu , Shri Laxmi Narayan Yadav, Shri Midhun Reddy, Shri Rajesh Verma, Shri Ram Tahal Choudhary , Shri Ravindra Kumar Pandey , Shri Santosh Kumar , Shri Vijay Kumar Hansdak , Shri Vishnu Dayal Ram from Lok Sabha and Dr Anil Kumar Sahani from Rajya Sabha.
Forny, L., Marabi, A., Palzer, S, Wetting disintegration and dissolution of agglomerated water soluble powders.
Warren Kiamco bounced back from a disappointing finish in men's 9-ball of billiards by downing Jesson Marabi, 9-2, for the 10-ball title while wushu artist Thornton Quieney Lou Sayan grabbed two golds (men's freestyle nangun and freestyle nanquan).
Marabi nights; jazz, 'race' and society in early apartheid South Africa, 2d ed.
(35) De hecho, el marabi, (36) un estilo musical completamente nuevo en Sudafrica, nacio alli, como sostiene Minky Schlesinger.
Modikwe Dikobe se roman The Marabi Dance is in 1973 gepubliseer maar speel tydens die 1930's en 40's af.
(12) Met Molamu (2004:63) se verklaring van die lemma marabi as vertrekpunt, kan ons aflei dat die woord Marapie in hierdie titel onder andere (kyk die bespreking verderaan) na 'n inwoner van Marabastad verwys.