Furthermore, the Kenyan band released The Them Mushroom's song "Jambo Bwana" (often called "Hakuna Matata", as the phrase was featured in the song), 1983, over a decade before the animated movie's release, by The Washington Post.
"These major companies in the north benefit from cultural expressions and lifestyles and cultural goods coming from Africa," Twaweza Communications founder Professor Kimani Njogu told the Guardian . "You know very well that this expression is really the property of man, created by people, popular with people."
Disney is famous for coming to other companies and individuals daring to breathe in the key to Mickey Mouse. In addition, the entertainment company in the big pot circle "called the kettle black" complained about other companies' "exaggerated copyright protection," according to A.V. Club.
Disney has not yet released an official comment on this issue.