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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The moppie, from the Dutch word mopje (little joke, pronounced mawpi), is a comic song, with a topical, coherent text, sung by the minstrel troupes and Malay Choirs in Cape Town, South Africa. It is used to ridicule often serious matters...