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  • Al Hajj Goya

    Very popular for his single Hali ya Pemba [Pemba's Situation] this young Bongo Flava artist is highly respected in the islands of Unguja and Pemba, for his positive lyrics, the use of Pemba accent and his confidence in onstage performances. Al Hajj has performed in many concerts in both Zanzibar and read more
  • Hiyari ya Moyowo

    Kirumbizi is a unique kind of stick dance and one of the earliest traditional types of ngoma from Pemba island, a tradition which has been handed down from generation to generation over centuries. According to Mzee Omar Khamisi, leader of Hiyari ya Moyowo group, kirumbizi has similar origins to the read more
  • Ison Mistari aka Zenji Boy

    Ison Mistari, aka Zenji Boy is a new light in Zanzibar’s hiphop scene. His song-writing is critical and conscious, with powerful lyrics and messages that deeply resonate with his Swahili-speaking audience. Ison Mistari’s live performances are highly energetic and his lyrical skills widely feared. He has earned respect and appreciation read more
  • Jakamoyo

    The Jakamoyo group, currently based in Bagamoyo, started originally in 1979 with 22 artists. They play vanga ngoma, a traditional music style with roots in the Morogoro region of Tanzania. Typically, their music is played for women's initiation ceremonies, weddings and other celebrations.   The band features a variety of ngoma drums read more
  • Moyize

    Moyize (Mutangana Moise) is a young emerging Rwandan singer and composer who had been involved in many different projects at the University Centre for Arts and Drama of the National University of Rwanda for 7 years.   Moyize is one of the founding members of Ikobe Muzik Group with which he toured read more
  • Ogoya Nengo

    Ogoya Nengo is a legendary Kenyan folk artist who has had an immense career spanning decades as a professional dodo singer. Her music is characterised by her powerful, passionate and compelling voice, backed by traditional drums and percussions, the one stringed orutu and the oporo horn.   Ogoya Nengo was born Anastasia read more