Jambo Bwana

 

Learn your first words of Swahili to the tune of this popular song! “Jambo Bwana” (Swahili for “Hello Mister”) is one of the best-known Kenyan pop songs. It was released in 1982 by Kenyan band Them Mushrooms. It has since been recorded by many artists, and is popular with tourists.

(Swahili)
Jambo, jambo bwana!
Habari gani?
Mzuri sana
Wageni
Mwakari-bishwa
Kenya ketu
Hakuna matata

(English)
Hello, hello mister!
How are you?
Very well
Visitors
You are welcome
In Kenya
There is no problem