The period of the late 1970s and early 1980s At the height of the rivalry between Tabu Ley and Franco. In 1980, Tabu released this blockbuster of a song called “Maze” about a woman who was a love interest. The release of the song co-incided with Tabu Ley’s first ever tour of Kenya during which he wowed enthusiastic crowds with his innovative stage show and up-tempo beats. The song Maze became such a hit in Kenya that the word “Maze” was incorporated into the local sheng language of Nairobi. And now over 3 decades later, the word “Maze” is still used in Nairobi as a way to express exclamation.
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