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Suzan Kerunen, popularly known as the Alur Queen, is a contemporary singer-songwriter from Uganda.
Her sound is inspired by a mix of Njige, Agwara and Ndara drums, from her native homeland in northern Uganda, whilst she sings in Alur-Jonam (her mother tongue) as well as Kiswahili, English and other languages.
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Aleksand Saya’s music path began in the 1990s Réunion Island hiphop and underground reggae scenes. While he evolved into performing at sound systems and block parties, he fell in love with maloya music, a vector of history, emotions and traditions.
Through ‘kabar’ events, lifted by maloya’s powerful rhythms and instruments, Saya read more
Evans 'Pfumela' Mapfumo
Evans 'Pfumela' Mapfumo is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from Zimbabwe. His music is inspired by real events including war, poverty and child abuse, enriched with messages encouraging peace, love and unity.
His band has a vibrant stage presence, fusing traditional rhythms played on marimba and mbira with acoustic guitar and other read more
Upendo Manase is a Tanzanian singer-songwriter, vocal trainer and entrepreneur who first learnt to sing in her church choir.
Since completing music studies, she has performed as lead or backing vocalist with various afro-fusion bands at events including the Swahili Music Festival and Sauti za Busara in Tanzania, DoaDoa Performing Arts read more
iamsiwas has DJ’d clubs and festivals in some of the world major music cities: London, Melbourne, Johannesburg, Accra, Dakar, Maputo, Nairobi and Zanzibar, moving effortlessly between the foundations of afrobeat, afro-jazz, reggae, soul and funk with contemporary cross-cultural dub, electronica, hip-hop, R&B, pop and afrobeats to keep the dance floor read more
Bahati Female Band
Bahati Female Band are eight Tanzanian women who describe their music as a combination of afro-fusion, afro-pop and bongo flava. Some of the members used to work with Lumumba Theatre and other groups based in Dar es Salaam. They decided to establish their own group to focus on performing a variety of read more