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Artists: Year > 2020
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  • 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
  • Swahili Encounters

     During the week leading up to the festival, Busara Promotions works in collaboration with Zanzibar’s Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA), offering a treasured space for invited participants to meet and create new music. Over four days the artists experiment, develop and rehearse new compositions, or reinterpret songs from the Swahili-speaking read more
  • TaraJazz

    TaraJazz, Zanzibar. This exciting young band of musical explorers is on a mission, improvising, sharing and responding to new sounds. At the group’s core is jazz, real, live and uncompromising. This is a unique blend that brings elements of Zanzibari taarab with its Arabic, African and Eastern influences and rhythmical 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 Mafik

    The Mafik is a Tanzanian afropop band from Dar es Salaam which was established in 2018. They have already produced a string of popular hits, including Passenger, Sheba, Niwaze (ft Ruby), Dodo, Sio Mbaya ft Ben Pol, Nibebe and Bobo. The Mafik have performed regularly across Tanzania, as well as read more
  • Wakazi

    Wakazi is a rap artist from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, aka “The Bilingual Beast". His music career evolved from a young child spouting rhymes on the streets of Dar, to becoming a lyrical giant who sees nothing other than work ethic and dedication as the keys to his success.   After years of read more