Eyuphuro

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Genre : Band
Column : Music
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Eyuphuro is a Mozambican band. Eyuphuro's music is combination of traditional African music and western popular music. Name of the band means "whirlwind". Omar Issa, Gimo Remane and Zena Bacar founded Eyuphuro in 1981. Eyuphuro released successful album Mama Mosambiki before its breakup in 1990. In 1998 singer Zena Bacar founded Eyuphuro again and in 2001 they released new album, Yellela. Eyuphuro's music is sung mostly in Makua, a Bantu language. Original members: - Zena Bacar - Omar Issa - Gimo Remane Current members: - Zena Bacar - Issufo Manuel - Belarmino Rita Godeiros - Jorge Cossa - Mahamudo Selimane - Firmino Luis Hunguana In Yellela appears also musicians, who aren't members of the band; singer Mariamo Mussa Hohberg, saxophonist Orlando da Conceicao and keyboardist Benedito Mazbuko. Albums: - Mama Mosambiki (1990) - Yellela (2001) From Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia

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