Matata – Mapema

Fast growing music and dance group Matata release the video to ”Mapema” which is a Swahili word that means “early “.

The phrase “Mapema very fast”, can be used in many ways. It can be used to express a feeling of happiness , fulfilment , disbelief & affirmation. The term can also be used to give instructions or command. In its daily usage the meaning of the phrase can adapt to any of the mentioned meanings depending on the context and the situation.

As a way of celebrating Kenyan urban culture and telling Kenyan stories through Music and Dance, MATATA created this song to appreciate Sheng, which even though is not an official language it’s widely spoken, especially by the youth.

Mix and Mastering : Chopz

Produced by Matata.

Video Directed By : David Vu.

Filmed By : Tommy Haugen.

Watch the video below:

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