Spelling Help Is Here! Try Now! Hakuna matata roughly translates to "there are no troubles" in Swahili. The origin of the phrase is Swahili. It is a tenant of the philosophy of Ubuntu. Hakuna matata tends to be used more commonly with tourists in this post- Lion King age, with Swahili speech communities favoring other expressions like hamna shida. This song was popular enough to be covered by a German band the following year. When not directly referencing the movie or Disney song itself, some English-speaking communities currently use it in a subtly distinct way that actually circles back to its original context either intentionally or not. English-speakers who use hakuna matata are often referencing the Disney movie. The English-speaking use of the phrase is split, depending on level of understanding of the context and nuance.
The Disney animated film The Lion King brought the phrase to western prominence in one if its most popular songs, in which it is translated as "no worries". The song is often heard at resorts, hotels, and other places appealing to the tourist trade. In , the Kenyan hostel band Them Mushrooms now known as Uyoga released the Swahili song " Jambo Bwana "  "Hello Mister" , which repeats the phrase "Hakuna matata  " in its refrain. The song was written by band leader John Katana. In , German group Boney M. The single was intended to be included in the group's untitled seventh album, to be released in the fall of Due to a poor chart performance No. In the Walt Disney Animation Studios animated movie The Lion King brought the phrase international recognition, featuring it prominently in the plot and devoting a song to it.
The song is based on Timon and Pumbaa 's catchphrase in the movie, Hakuna matata , a Swahili phrase meaning "No problem s ". The song's music and melody were composed by Elton John , with lyrics by Tim Rice. In the film the song is sung by Timon a meerkat voiced by Nathan Lane , Pumbaa a warthog voiced by Ernie Sabella , and Simba , a young lion voiced by Jason Weaver singing voice as a cub and Joseph Williams singing voice as an adult. Taking place after the death of Mufasa , it features Timon and Pumbaa, the two main comedy characters in the film, talking to Simba about moving forward from their troubled pasts and forgetting their worries, and Simba grows from cub to adult as the song progresses. The song also provides a backstory for Pumbaa, explaining that he was ostracized from animal society for his excessive flatulence. It makes use of a large proportion of the orchestra as well as many other more unusual instruments including an elaborate drum kit. Rice is said to have got the idea for the lyrics for the song from watching the comedy series Bottom and at one point wanted the show's stars Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson to play Timon and Pumbaa. A second version of the song, produced for the companion album Rhythm of the Pride Lands , was performed by Jimmy Cliff featuring Lebo M. This version has a slightly modified, previously unreleased verse focusing on Timon's past.
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