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  • Swifatui Abraar Group

    Swifatui Abraar Group have been going since 2007. The group was started by three young men, Hassan Kumbi, Hassan Ahmada and Mashaka Kumbi, and more recently has expanded to seven artists. Their main aims are to educate and entertain Muslims and non-Muslims alike by using qasida to promote positive images read more
  • Sylent Nqo

    Sylent Nqo is a self-taught and award-winning guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter from Zimbabwe.Life’s experiences were his primary source of inspiration, and he uses his guitar to express his deepest emotions.Nqo has collaborated and shared the stage with many of Africa’s finest, including the late Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi, Chiwoniso Maraire, Mokoomba, read more
  • Taffetas

    The intoxicating Taffetas sound is built around the kora (West African harp-like instrument) and the Swiss duo of Marc Liebeskind (guitar) and Christophe Erard (double bass), who also take the compositional credits. Their shows in Zanzibar will feature Cheikh "Nana" Sisokko (Guinea Bissau) on kora and Fatoumata Dembele (Burkina Faso) read more
  • Tcheka

    Tcheka was born Manuel Lopes Andrade in 1973 in Ribeira da Barca, a small rural town on the coast of Santiago island, Cape Verde, whose modest economy is based on farming and fishing. He was the second-to-last child in a large musical family. His father, Nho Raul Andrade, was a read more
  • Thaïs Diarra

    Thaïs Diarra is a nu-soul singer with roots in Mali and Senegal. She was born in Switzerland, to a music-loving mother and a bass-playing father. Since Thaïs’ early years, music was a refuge, a moral recourse to the racial prejudgement and questions about her mixed race identity. In her youth read more
  • The Brother Moves On

    The Brother Moves On is an experimental collective from Johannesburg, South Africa, mixing rock, Xhosa funk, jazz, folk, electronic, dance and spoken word for the post-apartheid age. Uncategorisable, they prefer to think of themselves as post-genre. The group was founded in 2010 by multi-disciplinary artist Nkululeko Mthembu. They read more