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  • African Stars Band (aka Twanga Pepeta)

    The African Stars Band is one of Tanzania’s most loved live performers. Based in Dar es Salaam, their 40 plus members have decades of experience in producing the popular muziki wa dansi (dance music); sounds that continue to be popular all over the country.[[[   The African Stars Band descended from the read more
  • Atemi & the Ma3 Band

    Carol Atemi Oyungu is one of East Africa’s finest neo-soul vocalists. She began singing aged 10, and made her mark in the music scene with the all-girl group, Intu. In 2003 Atemi joined Kenyan sensation, Eric Wanaina, as vocal harmony provider for his band. Together with Eric and The Mapinduzi read more
  • Bi Kidude

    Bi Kidude bint Baraka is Zanzibar's most famous cultural ambassador and East Africa's legendary barefoot diva of taarab and unyago traditional music. Bi Kidude's exact date of birth is unknown, much of her life story is uncorroborated, giving her an almost mythical status. Kidude started out her musical career in the read more
  • Bismillahi Gargar

    The group’s name is derived from the Somali words bismillahi meaning “in the name of Allah” and gargar meaning ‘joining or bringing together’. Bismillahi Gargar is a collective group of women of Somali origin from Garissa, North Eastern Kenya. Formed in 2003 with the purpose of reminding people of read more
  • Black Roots

    Black Roots Cultural Group has been immersed in the islands' arts scene for many years. Apart from their regular drama plays broadcast on TV Zanzibar, the group is reinterpreting local traditional dances. The potent messages they convey through their music and drama reach all levels of society in Tanzania and read more
  • Blick Bassy

    Blick Bassy is the new soul voice of Cameroon - soul in the sense of vocals that come from within. Bassy says: “The soul of my music isn’t so much in the words; it’s in the way of singing.”   [[[In fact, the melody is a mould for the words. ]]]On his read more