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Artists: Year > 2015
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  • Ahamada Smis ‘Origines’ Trio

    Ahamada Smis, a singer-songwriter from the Comoros Islands has been living in Marseilles since first arriving in France at the age of 10. This rapper and spoken word artist has been mixing traditional music from the Comoros with urban poetry, in the spirit of afro-ngoma. Ahamada Smis’ story read more
  • Alikiba

    Alikiba Saleh Kiba was born in 1986. He is a Tanzanian recording artist, songwriter, dancer and actor. He is one of Tanzania’s biggest stars and his international reputation is rocketing. Alikiba’s debut album Cinderella won the Kilimanjaro Music Award and was East Africa’s biggest selling record in 2008. He followed this read more
  • Aline Frazão

    With Angolan parents and grandparents from Cape Verde, Brazil and Portugal, Aline Frazão was born and raised in Luanda. She debuted on stage aged only nine, since then learning to walk the paths of traditional Angolan and Cape Verdean music, Brazilian bossanova, Portuguese fado and jazz. Aged 15, she first read more
  • Babawatoto Centre

    The Babawatoto Centre for children and youth was established in 2006 in Makurumla, a densely populated suburb of Dar es Salaam city. The founder is Mr. Mgunga Mwa Mnyenyelwa, a renowned theatre practitioner who was also founder of the well-known theatre organization Parapanda Theatre. Babawatoto Centre aims to empower read more
  • Blitz the Ambassador

    ‘I wanted a story that wasn’t just about glamour, but that captured the challenges for young immigrants as well’, says Ghanaian-born, NYC-forged rapper, producer, and thinker Blitz the Ambassador of his latest album, Afropolitan Dreams. With a vision that embraces his personal West African past and a revolutionary future of read more
  • Bonaya Doti

    Born in 1974 in Marsabit, north-eastern Kenya, Bonaya Doti began his music career after years as a community activist for social change. He hails from the Konso, an ethnic group assimilated by the larger Borana community. He sings in the Borana language, with its inimical afro-arabic Cushitic style. Whilst strongly read more