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Nadi Ikhwan Safaa
Founded in 1905, Nadi Ikhwan Safaa can probably trace its roots back further than any other orchestra in Africa.
At first, the group played Egyptian and Arabic music. In the early 1950s, they started composing their own songs with Swahili lyrics. Since then, Ikhwan Safaa - or ‘Malindi Taarab’, as they read more
Nomfusi is a self-taught singer-songwriter, whose music incorporates afropop, afrosoul, gospel and ballads with maskandi guitars and other sounds of the townships.
As a young girl, Nomfusi used to accompany her mother to weekly sangoma rituals, where she developed interest in music, singing and dancing.
She is now revered across the world read more
Zan Ubuntu stands for Zanzibar Ubuntu. The band is a young, fresh and exciting Afro-fusion group comprising a team of sixteen whose values are integrity, diversity, curiosity, excellence, compassion and humility.
They blend a wide variety of performing arts in their unique shows, including music, singing, capoeira, traditional and modern dance read more
Fanie Fayar is a singer-songwriter and dancer from Congo Brazzaville. Her music, dubbed ‘Nsangi Groove-Soul’ uniquely combines pop, funk and soul rhythms with traditional instruments, including sanza, balafon, ndara and tam-tam.
Fanie Fayar is known for her extraordinary alchemy and boundless energy on stage.
With her eclectic music and exceptional voice, she read more
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
Wamwiduka Band is a traditional music outfit from Mbeya, Tanzania.
Founded in 2012, the ensemble is comprised of Brown Isaya (lead vocalist), Adriano Wilson (lead guitarist and Banjo player), Zakaria Michael (singer and percussionist) and Peter Mashaka (bass and babatoni). None of the band members had secondary education so they spent read more