Thomas Mapfumo (born 1945 in Marondera, Zimbabwe) is a Zimbabwean musician known as "The Lion of Zimbabwe" for his immense popularity and for the political influence he wields through his music.
Pre-Independence, his songs openly called for the violent overthrow of the government, with lyrics like "Mothers, send your sons to war." Since the white government didn't understand Shona, however, at first they didn't realize how radical the songs were.
Eventually they caught on, though. The climax came with… read more
|1||Play on spotify||Joyce||3,892 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||Ndave Kuenda||2,943 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||Chemutengure||2,815 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||Pidigori||2,483 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Hurombo||2,380 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||Pamuromo Chete||2,038 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||Shumba||2,013 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||Taireva||1,975 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||Zeve Zeve||1,841 listeners|