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  • Lady Jaydee

    Lady Jaydee is possibly Tanzania's most popular singer. Her electrifying lyrics, sing- along melodies and a dash of true African womanhood gives her a well-deserved recognition throughout East Africa and beyond. Born Judith Wambura, nicknamed Jaydee, started shining at the age of seven when she was singing in a church choir read more
  • Lelelele Africa

    Mombasa based taarab group Lelelele Africa, formerly known as Diamond Star, formed in 1995.[[[ Over the years the band felt they needed a more original title, primarily one which was not in English, so in 2006 band leader Mbaraka Haji and new producer Elchie conceived the band name Lelelele Africa, read more
  • Leo Mkanyia and the Swahili Blues Band

    Biyi Adepegba, Art Director of Joyful Noise Recordings UK and the London African Music Festival has described Leo Mkanyia's music as blues which recalls the wonder of the King of African Blues Ali Farka Toure. Rachel Boyle from New York Times admired the mix of Tanzanian drumming with blues melodies read more
  • Les Frères Sissoko

    Bao and Sadio Sissoko were born in Senegal to a griot family. Following in the footsteps of the Sissoko family both brothers have been learning kora since the age of seven at first by observing their father’s playing as he was accompanied by their mother, a traditional singer. For a read more
  • Liza Kamikazi and band

    Liza Kamikazi is a singer, composer and actor. She did her theatre training at the Centre of the Arts at the National University of Rwanda, where she also completed a degree in Communications. In 2013 Liza pre-launched her album Iwacu back home. In February the same year she performed with read more
  • Loryzine

    Since 2008, the band Loryzine has been performing a modern and dynamic version of traditional Maloya music. It represents the numerous colours and origins of the local population, in the middle of the Indian Ocean.   Maloya is traditional music, originally played by the slaves brought from East Africa and Madagascar. The read more