First things first: how the hell you pronounce it?

The name itself sounds like the boom of a bassline. Meaning “drum” in Zulu, Gqom is pronounced as a single syllable and starts with a palatal click reminiscent of the rhythmic kick drums of the genre.

from Gqom—The Sound from the Townships of South Africa – Indie Guides Magazine

Better than trying to explain music, you should just listen to it:

But if you prefer reading, here are some links:

#music #SouthAfrica





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