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Mombasa

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 685,000 (2000) Mombasa is the second-largest city in Kenya and the country’s main port on the Indian Ocean, through which goods are imported to both Kenya and many other...

Nairobi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 2,205,000 (2000) Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya. It lies on latitude 1.5° south of the equator, thus enjoying virtually equal lengths of day and night all year round. At an altitude of 5,580 ft...

Kenya

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

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... been annual, privately sponsored ‘Battle of the Bands’ competitions, which are held in stadiums, to identify the top Kenyan ensembles. Bibliography Okumu Caleb Chrispo ....

Zilizopendwa

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... ‘The Invention of Traditional Music in the City: Exploring History and Meaning in Urban Music in Contemporary Kenya.’ Research in African Literatures 43(4): 147–165. Chrispo Caleb Okumu. 1998. ‘The Development of Kenyan Popular Guitar...

Chakacha

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Chakacha is indigenous dance music of the Mijikenda people of Kenya that has been popularized by the Swahili people. Originating as a female wedding dance of the Mijikenda community, it was later integrated into Swahili all-night wedding...

Benga

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Encyclopedia Articles

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... and Joyce Nyairo. Trenton, NJ and Asmara: Africa World Press, 173–200. Chrispo Caleb Okumu. 2001. ‘Conceptualising African Popular Music: A Kenyan Experiment.’ Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education 147: 145–148. Chrispo Caleb...

Beni

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Beni is among the very first popular music genres that originated as a result of the slave trade, colonialism, Westernization, industrialization and urbanization in East Africa. It was popular along the coastal towns of East Africa...