Runn Family

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The Runn Family play an appealing blend of music, combining traditional mbira-based melodies with reggae and rhumba and are especially known for their hot brass section. Formed in the early '80s, they…
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The Runn Family play an appealing blend of music, combining traditional mbira-based melodies with reggae and rhumba and are especially known for their hot brass section. Formed in the early '80s, they achieved prominence with the release of their single, "Hachina Wekutamba Naye," which mourned the death of Mozambique president, Samora Machel. Despite their experiments, the Runn Family sees itself as essentially traditional.