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* The Zulu musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo provided the soundtrack to Creator/RabbitEarsProductions' [[https://archive.org/details/howtheleopardgothisspots animated adaptation]] of "[[Literature/JustSoStories How the Leopard Got His Spots]]."

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* The Zulu musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo provided the soundtrack to Creator/RabbitEarsProductions' [[https://archive.org/details/howtheleopardgothisspots animated adaptation]] of "[[Literature/JustSoStories How [[Literature/JustSoStories "How the Leopard Got His Spots]]."Spots"]].


* Several are included in the score to ''Whispers: An Elephant's Tale'', with a particularly glorious one (which crops up frequently throughout, serving as the main theme) featured at the opening.

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* Several are included in the score to ''Whispers: An Elephant's Tale'', ''Film/WhispersAnElephantsTale'', with a particularly glorious one (which crops up frequently throughout, serving as the main theme) featured at the opening.


* The '[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJiHDmyhE1A Baba Yetu]]' opening-sequence from ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} 4''. It's actually just a Swahili rendition of the Lord's Prayer - but in Swahili, it comes across as some sort of tribal chant--but a truly epic one worthy of being the soundtrack to a whole history of, erm, civilization.
* The Zulu from the sequel ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} 5'' also have one (technically two) as their theme song.
* Once again, the Zulu in ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} 6'' have one. It's actually a medley of several real life Zulu folk songs.

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** "[[https://www.
youtube.com/watch?v=IJiHDmyhE1A com/watch?v=r0kkzHGa-gY Baba Yetu]]' opening-sequence Yetu]]," from ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} 4''. It's actually ''Civilization 4'', is just a Swahili rendition of the "The Lord's Prayer - Prayer" -- but in Swahili, it comes across as some sort of tribal chant--but a truly epic one one, worthy of being the soundtrack to a whole history of, erm, civilization.
* ** The Zulu from the sequel ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} ''Civilization 5'' also have one (technically two) as their theme song.
* ** Once again, the Zulu in ''VideoGame/{{Civilization}} ''Civilization 6'' have one. It's actually a medley of several real life Zulu folk songs.



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* African-sounding vocals pervade singer/songwriter Erutan's 2013 single, "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHrqu_bsjtw Across the Sunlands"]].



* African-sounding vocals pervade singer/songwriter Erutan's 2013 single, "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHrqu_bsjtw Across the Sunlands"]].


*** The famous opening sunrise is possibly the TropeMaker for more modern examples. It does sound better than most other examples listed, as it was written in authentic Zulu.

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*** The famous opening sunrise is possibly the TropeMaker for more modern examples. It does sound better than most other examples listed, as it was written in an authentic Zulu.mix of Zulu, Xhosa, Swazi, and Sotho.



* "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" has a horribly convoluted history, but it was originally a South African folk song titled "Mbube", which had real Zulu chanting.

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* "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" has a horribly convoluted history, but it was originally a South African Zulu folk song titled "Mbube", which had real Zulu chanting."Mbube."


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* African-sounding vocals pervade singer/songwriter Erutan's 2013 single, "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHrqu_bsjtw Across the Sunlands"]].


-->-- '''Timon''', [[{{Mondegreen}} making up the possible lyrics for]] ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' opening, ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKingOneAndAHalf''

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-->-- '''Timon''', [[{{Mondegreen}} making up the possible lyrics for]] for ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' opening, ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKingOneAndAHalf''



---->[[{{Mondegreen}} Sitho kwaa]]
*** Rafiki's chant while taunting Simba -- ''Asante sana, squash banana, we we nugu mi mi hapana'' -- is also a real Swahili phrase. It means, "Thank you very much, [mister] squashed banana! You are a baboon, and I am not!" And it's definitely [[{{Mondegreen}} not]] "Squash bananas up his ass".

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---->[[{{Mondegreen}} Sitho kwaa]]
---->Sitho kwaa
*** Rafiki's chant while taunting Simba -- ''Asante sana, squash banana, we we nugu mi mi hapana'' -- is also a real Swahili phrase. It means, "Thank you very much, [mister] squashed banana! You are a baboon, and I am not!" And it's definitely [[{{Mondegreen}} not]] "Squash bananas up his ass".


* Zulu chanting pervades Music/PaulSimon's ''Music/{{Graceland}}'', mainly "[[UptownGirl Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes]]", "[[HollywoodMidLifeCrisis You Can Call Me Al"]], and "[[TearJerker Homeless]]" , which consists almost ''entirely'' of this. {{Justified}} in that Ladysmith Black Mambazo -- one of South Africa's greatest musical groups -- contributed to the album.

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* Zulu chanting pervades Music/PaulSimon's ''Music/{{Graceland}}'', mainly "[[UptownGirl Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes]]", "[[HollywoodMidLifeCrisis You Can Call Me Al"]], and "[[TearJerker Homeless]]" , "Homeless", which consists almost ''entirely'' of this. {{Justified}} in that Ladysmith Black Mambazo -- one of South Africa's greatest musical groups -- contributed to the album.


---->''Nants ingonyama bagaithi baba!''

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---->''Nants ---->''Nants' ingonyama bagaithi baba!''


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* The Zulu musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo provided the soundtrack to Creator/RabbitEarsProductions' [[https://archive.org/details/howtheleopardgothisspots animated adaptation]] of "[[Literature/JustSoStories How the Leopard Got His Spots]]."


--->[[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign Ahhh la wain-ya! Ee-malla ee ya away!\\

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--->[[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign ---> Ahhh la wain-ya! Ee-malla ee ya away!\\



I no ees joost a lota walla]]

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I no ees joost a lota walla]]walla


* ''WesternAnimation/AnimatedTalesOfTheWorld'': "How Tortoise Won Respect" features the Zulu- or Xhosa-language song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBaRcNjk5zc "Fudukazi Uzokumangaza"]], which is first heard in the background in the beginning, and is sung again over the end credits.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AnimatedTalesOfTheWorld'': Features all throughout the underscore of "How Tortoise Won Respect" features Respect," including the Zulu- or Xhosa-language song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBaRcNjk5zc "Fudukazi Uzokumangaza"]], which is first heard in the background in the beginning, and is sung again over the end credits.

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** There is also the Mossi[[note]]or perhaps Fula, since the story is apparently set on the edge of the Sahel, in the north of Burkina Faso[[/note]] singing over the opening and closing of "The Tyrant and the Child."

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* ''WesternAnimation/AnimatedTalesOfTheWorld'': "How Tortoise Won Respect" features the Zulu- or Xhosa-language song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBaRcNjk5zc "Fudukazi Uzokumangaza"]], which is first heard in the background in the beginning, and is sung again over the end credits.


* Several are included in the score to ''Whispers: An Elephant's Tale'', with a particularly glorious one (which crops up frequently throughout, serving as the main theme) featured at the opening.



* Zulu chanting is pervades in Music/PaulSimon's ''Music/{{Graceland}}'', mainly "[[UptownGirl Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes]]", "[[HollywoodMidLifeCrisis You Can Call Me Al"]], and "[[TearJerker Homeless]]" , which consists almost ''entirely'' of this.

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* Zulu chanting is pervades in Music/PaulSimon's ''Music/{{Graceland}}'', mainly "[[UptownGirl Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes]]", "[[HollywoodMidLifeCrisis You Can Call Me Al"]], and "[[TearJerker Homeless]]" , which consists almost ''entirely'' of this. {{Justified}} in that Ladysmith Black Mambazo -- one of South Africa's greatest musical groups -- contributed to the album.


** ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'':

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** ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'':[[WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994 The original]]:



---->''Sithikum, ingonyama!''

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---->''Sithikum, ---->''Sithi hum, ingonyama!''



** Interestingly, several tracks from this film (including some of those listed above) were featured in the 1994 Creator/{{IMAX}} [[NatureDocumentary nature film]] ''Africa: The Serengeti''.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'' has a parody of ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' with ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=FNvuZF27lRI#t=229s The Cockroach King]]'', starring Creator/HowardStern.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'' has a parody of ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' with its own ''Lion King'' parody, ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=FNvuZF27lRI#t=229s The Cockroach King]]'', starring Creator/HowardStern.


* "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" has a horribly convoluted history, but it was originally a South African song titled "Mbube", which had real Zulu chanting.

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* "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" has a horribly convoluted history, but it was originally a South African folk song titled "Mbube", which had real Zulu chanting.



* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' parody of ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' has this:
--->Ahhh la wain-ya! Ee-malla ee ya away!
--->Oom balla ee ya walla ling goo
--->Ee oola coola yalla din doo
--->Oo day loo ee-a totta malla
--->I no ees joost a lota walla

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* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' parody of ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing1994'' ''Franchise/TheLionKing'' has this:
--->Ahhh --->[[AsLongAsItSoundsForeign Ahhh la wain-ya! Ee-malla ee ya away!
--->Oom
away!\\
Oom
balla ee ya walla ling goo
--->Ee
goo\\
Ee
oola coola yalla din doo
--->Oo
doo\\
Oo
day loo ee-a totta malla
--->I
malla\\
I
no ees joost a lota wallawalla]]

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