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Artists: Festival Line-up > 2022
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  • Sholo Mwamba

    Singeli evolved from mchiriku, with Wazaramo coastal sounds, segere and bongo flava in the mix, to create an exciting and energetic electro style that is uniquely Tanzanian. Its rhythms are fast-paced, loopy and repetitive, with rapid-fire vocals articulating often humorous but pertinent stories over rolling, percussive beats.

    Singeli is not a read more

  • Sjava

    Born Jabulani Hadebe in Kwa Zulu Natal, South African singer Sjava is among the wave of artists creatively fusing hiphop and R&B with indigenous sounds.

    His rise to fame began whilst acting since 2005, appearing in several films including uGugu no Andile and the drama series Zone 14, where he starred read more

  • Ben Pol

    Ben Pol is a leading Tanzanian artist and a fast-rising talent on the African music scene. His live performance skills combine top-notch vocal artistry with great stage presence and make his shows highly sought-after. An award-winning singer and songwriter and a gifted vocalist with a unique style of R&B, Ben read more

  • Siti & the Band

    Siti & The Band are musical change makers. They blend traditional sounds of Zanzibar taarab music with contemporary rhythms including jazz, funk and reggae and personal influences from their daily lives.

    Amina Omar, aka Siti Amina and her band were greatly inspired by Siti bint Saad and Bi Kidude, the mothers read more

  • Msaki

    Msaki has always had a knack for voicing our inner fears, hopes and desires. She is a singer-songwriter-producer-curator and one of South Africa’s most unique and exciting talents.

    She is equally at home in acoustic settings as well as on chart-topping bangers by the globally revered South African house music fraternity read more

  • Vitali Maembe

    Vitali Maembe is a well-respected Tanzanian artist, guitar player and singer-songwriter, known for his original music that is universal yet distinctly Tanzanian. He was born in Sumbawanga, grew up in Dar es Salaam, and graduated at Bagamoyo College of Arts.

    His music combines inland and coastal rhythms, with poetic and provocative read more