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Best known for its collaboration with Shakira on the official song for the 2010 World Cup, the dynamic seven-person band Freshly Ground blends the sounds of Kwassa Kwassa—a dance rhythm from the Democratic Republic of Congo—with the exuberant cadence of Afro Pop. In both English and the South African-based language of Xhosa, lead vocalist Zolania Mahola tackles with innocent intensity topics as complex as the infrastructure of the working class and as universal as the desire to be loved.

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