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Eyuphuro is a Mozambican band founded in 1981 by Omar Issa, Gimo Remane and Zena Bacar. Their music is a combination of traditional African music and western popular music. Eyuphuro’s music is sung mostly in Makua, a Bantu language. Name of the band means “whirlwind”. Eyuphuro released successful album Mama Mosambiki before its breakup in 1990. In 1998 singer Zena Bacar founded Eyuphuro again with new members and in 2001 they released the new album, Yellela.
Years active: 1981-1991; 2001-Present.