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News Tanzania » Music: The Booty-Shaking Music Firing Up Tanzania

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Because the driving beat and repetitive vocals are just too hard to resist. The music blares from makeshift shacks made of wooden planks and iron sheets. In this densely populated Tandale slum in Dar es Salaam, it’s welcome entertainment for the cash ...

News Tanzania » Music: Tanzania: From Norway to Bongo - Makihiyo's Musical Journey

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Ingrid Fossum, 26, is a Norwegian artiste who has embarked on a music career in Tanzania. Locally she's known as 'Makihiyo', a tribal name given to her by her host family in Tanga. Ingrid is the youngest of two sisters. She grew up in a very small town a ...

News Tanzania » Music: Vanessa Mdee dropped TV for music and she's recording big wins

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

hosting Epic Bongo Star Search and Dume CHallenge for ITV Tanzania before ditching TV, and taking on music full time. In 2012, she signed a deal with B'Hits Music Group in late 2012, and collaborated with Tanzanian rapper A.Y. on a record '’Money'’ and ...

News Tanzania » Music: Coca cola invites African artists to localize Derulo’s anthem

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Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Coca-Cola has invited the top local artists from South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Uganda to create uniquely African versions of the anthem for each country to celebrate people’s passion for football through music. Also Read Lake ...

News Tanzania » Music: ‘Black Panther’ is fiction, but its characters have a lot in common with these real-life people

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

While the Tanzanian leader tried to make peace with the West ... who delivered messages between troops from Europe to North Africa, hiding notes in her sheet music and even her underwear. After the war, Baker came back to the U.S. where segregated hotels ...

News Tanzania » Music: Making music and moves at Flurry festival

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

A music instructor out of Montpelier, Vermont, he mainly teaches harmonica, guitar, bones and mchakamchaka (Tanzanian jogging songs), but he also travels to various dance festivals to teach people how to yodel. “You’re looking for the place where your ...

News Tanzania » Music: The Rise Of The Kenyan Trap Scene

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Hip Hop has been so marginalized that even Bongo music from neighboring Tanzania boasts more audience. But this year, all that is about to change. There is a new revolution that has slowly been bubbling in the underground and can no longer be contained.

News Tanzania » Music: Grapevine: In the eye of the beholder

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

I’ll be humming the melodies all week!” ISRAEL DOES wonderful things with technology but isn’t very good with propaganda, said Job Daudi Masima, the ambassador of Tanzania, who presented his credentials last June and opened his country’s first ...

News Tanzania » Music: Inganzo Ngari to grace continental music festival

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Festival goers will have a taste of Rwanda’s traditional music at the annual Sauti za Busara festival ... Somi (Uganda/US), Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania), Ribab Fusion (Morocco), Kidum and the Boda Boda band (Kenya), and Mlimani Park Orchestra (Tanzania).

News Tanzania » Music: Onesimus lives his gospel music

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Tanzania, Mauritius and Zambia. His star began to rise back in 2006 when he joined a dance group and went on to win a Sprite dance competition. Muzik’s love for music started two years later when he joined a gospel rap group. He released a mixtape called ...