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Jit (Jiti)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Jit, or jiti, is a term used to describe varieties of Zimbabwean music since at least the 1950s. The term’s meaning has evolved over the years. In general, jit refers to topical, lively songs of daily life, accompanied by anything from...