‘Tuyenga’ is a Luvale word that means let’s go. The song is solely based on the Saxophone instrument and vocal choruses chanting ‘Tuyenga’ have an Afro dance vibe to it.
Wakula is a music album produced by Tom Chiponge based on the Zambian film, Maria Kristu: The Buumba Story.
This haunting traditional, jazz, blues, and folk ballad themed music features numerous local talented artists and one of the songs in the album tells a tale of a young girl ‘Buumba’ who hopes and dreams to make more of her life in a difficult community that only considers a woman’s place is with a husband.
“Nga Zifunilo Nzangu Neo Amama, Kuba Dotolo, Kapena Mupunzisi,” sings Nyawa in Wakula main theme painting a clear picture of a girl child seeking to follow her dream and path in life.