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Weekly Music Video

The video this week is for the song Leva Boy by Mozambican singer Lizha James and featuring Angolan singer Perola. Lizha (real name Elisa Lisete James Humbane) is one of the most popular singers in Mozambique and both she and Perola sing in Portuguese.  I think Perola's music is kizomba and Lizha's is also classified as kizomba on her profile but according to Wikipedia her music style also includes Marrabenta and Dzukuta Pandza.

Lizha and Perola teamed up on Leva Boy in 2012. According to a comment on YouTube the song is about ending a relationship because of domestic violence, how it's better to be free even if you lose your material possessions. If anyone has a translation of the lyrics please let me know. :)

For more on Lizha visit her official Facebook page:

It's in Portguese but you can usually translate to English on FB.


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