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kwaito

noun
  1. a type of South African pop music with lyrics spoken over an instrumental backing usually consisting of slowed-down house music layered with African percussion and melodies

Word Origin

C20: from Amakwaito, a gang in Sophiatown, South Africa, in the 1950s
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