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Artists: Year > 2006
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  • 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
  • Tamarind Band

    Get down and dance to the new beats of the shubidu shubidu style!   Playing "muziki wa dansi", modern guitar music from Tanzania and "mduara" East African coastal rhythms, Tamarind Band was established early in 2005. The group, featuring 14 members, has already made enormous impact largely thanks to the guidance of read more
  • The Shrine Synchrosystem

    Inspired by Fela Anikulapo Kuti's Lagos club, The Shrine, and the rebirth of Afrobeat brought about by Fela's untimely death in 1997, the Shrine DJ Posse have been lobbing their lightning bolt of Afrosubversion into London nightlife for many years and their Rebel Music mission continues.   The Afrocentric Roots 'n' Digital read more
  • Ukoo Flani Maumau

    Kilio Cha Haki (A Cry for Justice) was recorded in 2004 and has already achieved the status of African hiphop classic. The album was produced in a month in a temporary makeshift studio in a flat in the slums by 37 Kenyan rappers from the Eastlands ghettos of Nairobi with read more
  • Wagosi Wa Kaya

    This Tanga - based group has at its core the two artists Frederick Mariki aka Mkoloni and John Simba aka Dr John. Wagosi wa Kaya comes from the Sambaa language, meaning home boys. They joined together to form the group in 1996 and started to perform in concerts around Tanga read more
  • Zemkala

    Founded in 2003 by artists Kasembe Ungani and Fadhili Mkenda who were both originally with Sisi Tambala, Zemkala is a six-piece band performing a style of music known as "ngwashala" with its roots from the south of Tanzania. Most of the songs they play have Tanzanian roots, combining tradition and read more