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The African Intro Song to "Coming To America" | The Ladysmith Black Mambazo (International | African) Appreciation Post.

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I’ve used up all of my words. ©…
They did the African Alphabet on Sesame Street.
Just hush up and listen.

Intro to “Coming To America” for the WIN

Right around the time they were featured on Paul Simon’s “Graceland”

How Long?

If you have kids, and they havent seen this, step your parenting game up.

…and its original…

2003 Mambazo…

and them being awesome at the 2010 Fifa Cup.

Nice saturday music if you ask me.
Have fun.

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  1. when i first heard this i was thinking ” the lion sleeps tonight song ” in the jungle cause it starts in the jungle…plus in the song the main chorus repeated sounds like it.. idk if it is but it has large similiarties to the song in a few ways.

    casey

    September 30, 2012 at 2:15 am

    • It is actually the AFRICAN version of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” which is actually a very old traditional African hunting song.

      You know… this whole thing right here TOTALLY deserves a write up. LOL.

      E.

      September 30, 2012 at 11:16 pm


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