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Peter Msechu was born in 1988 in Kigoma region, in the northern part of Tanzania close to the border with Burundi. He started singing aged ten when his father took him to join Kigoma Lutheran Church Choir, where at the time his father was the choir teacher.
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The group was initiated by Ramadhani Maneno (aka Pendapenda) during 1997 with the name Splendid Theatre. Ramadhani's artistic career started when he was a mere nine years old, displaying his dancing skills at various parties in his neighbourhood of Dar es Salaam. At the age of thirteen, he was read more
Sousou & Maher Cissoko
Expressive singing and rhythmically rocking music define this unique and charismatic duo. Together with their groovy Adouna Band they line up well-known artists from Senegal and Sweden on kora, guitar, percussion and bass, combining influences from reggae, mbalax, pop, folk, soul and blues. The combination of their rhythmic energy and read more
Super Maya Baikoko
Baikoko has recently become one of the most favoured night entertainments around Dar es Salaam. Baikoko groups play in roadside bars, at weddings or as an added attraction for ‘modern taarab’ nights. The young man who started this recent craze is Juma Hussein, also known as “Maya”.
Baikoko originated in the read more
Wanafunzi wa SOS
The Students of SOS is a group of orphans based in the Hermann Gmeiner School in Zanzibar island, also known as the SOS Childrens Village. The children who lost their parents are sheltered at the school to give them an upbringing and a good education. The SOS school is emphasizing read more
Unyago is the ancient drum and dance ritual, performed by older women exclusively for teenage girls, which uses traditional rhythms to teach women how to take care of and pleasure their husbands, protect their homes, and other preparations before marriage. Unyago is popular in the islands and coastal regions of read more