Music of ZimbabweZimbabwean music
styles. Much of it is based on the mbira
, a traditional instrument from the Zezuru Shona
. It has 22-28 metal keys on a soundboard, usually placed in a large gourd resonator.
- Chimurenga - originally Shona, chimurenga is mbira-based and wildly popular; includes stars like Thomas Mapfumo
- Jit - a form of dance music