Abaqondisi Brothers

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Their name means "Brothers of Understanding," and the Abaqondisi Brothers perform traditional mbube mixed with a gospel form. The band is led by a gentleman with the unlikely name of Elvis Mongezi Hermans,…
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Their name means "Brothers of Understanding," and the Abaqondisi Brothers perform traditional mbube mixed with a gospel form. The band is led by a gentleman with the unlikely name of Elvis Mongezi Hermans, whose ambition is to use the 12-member group to build bridges between disparate communities and to promote harmony. Their major influence is Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The group performs regularly, and has recorded two albums -- Ezulwini Lami in 1993, followed by Isifingo in 1995.