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Artists: Year > 2004
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  • Jhikoman

    Jhikoman is the best known Tanzanian reggae artist. His lyrics in English and Kiswahili and unique singing style have been touching people since 1994. For Jhiko music presents an opportunity to raise awareness about social oppression and justice. It also provides a medium for communicating messages of peace, love and read more

  • Kashakali Group

    Blending a mix of traditional Tanzanian and Zanzibari styles with modern music, Kashakali is a group of four artists - two female dancers and two male singers, With their single Zanzibar Hakuna Matata which is Hiphop, R&B and Pemba's Kyaso all in one, the group has taken Zanzibar by storm, read more

  • Kilua Ngoma

    Before 1900, this ngoma was popular in Congo (now DRC) where it was used mainly for occasions such as marriage, traditional religious ceremonies and during other festivities. Later on it spread and became popular into other countries such as Tanzania, where in the first place it gained roots in regions read more

  • Maulidi & Mombasa Musical Party

    Maulidi Juma started singing in the 1960s and formed his original Mombasa Musical Party in 1972. The group has released more than 40 Recordings and continues to be one of the most popular groups of Kenyan coastal taarab. Their music exemplifies the Mombasa sound which shows the influence of Indian read more

  • Maulidi ya Homu ya Mtendeni

    Welcome to one of the world's best kept secrets. The Maulidi ya Homu from Mtendeni, Zanzibar is a visually spectacular and spiritually uplifting experience. In the 21st Century only three groups remain in the world still practicing this religious art form, all based in Zanzibar. 

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  • Off Side Trick

    Zanzibar's most promising Hiphop group, playing a variety of Rap, Ragga and R&B music using swahili language, like most hip hop artists their songs are about love and issues affecting daily lives of people in their society. They have participated in a number of concerts and at the 2003 Festival read more