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Size 8 – Jemedari

Size 8 recently released this video as her follow up to her addition in her music catalog. According to her The song is my own testimony of what God can do. He saved me through Jesus Christ took me from the secular world and established me in him now am singing to the glory and honor of his name. Blessed be the God who is above

Jemedari is a swahili word meaning warrior. The song is something everyone can relate too.

Watch the video below:

Weusi ft Collo, Navio, Nazizi & Rabbit – Gere (Remix)


To start off 2015, here is a Tanzania-Uganda-Kenya collabo of Kenyan artists Rabbit, Collo and Nazizi have teaming up with Uganda’s Navio on the remix of Gere. Music enthusiasts will know that Tanzanian music group Weusi had released the original record early last year.

The track is produced by Nahreel and is a straight to music playlist type of record.

Give it a listen below

Below is the original video

Professor Jay Feat Jose Chameleone – Kwa Ajili Yako

It’s the holiday season and with many music fans will be spending time on the road or flying and nothing compares to having new music for those road trips. One of those records for a addition to your road trip playlist is from Bongo Hip Hop Maestro Professor Jay who released “Kwa Ajili Yako” this week that features Jose Chameleon whom they’ve previously collaborated with the smash hit Ndivyo Sivyo.

This is some Nice great work and flow from the duo with the beat produced by Willy at Mwanalizombe studios.#BANGER

Listen to the song below:

Fid Q Feat Dream Big- Bongo Hip Hop

Fid Q

We’ve featured Fid Q before either as a solo artist or his various collabos. Some of the records that we’ve featured from him can be found here.

Any avid lover of bongo music definitely appreciates some Fid Q every once and then in his music playlist. When various artists talking about the overkill “Turning Up’, Fid Q tackles a different lane by providing listeners with a different spectrum of the Bongo Hip hop world. Production duties on this dope record were handled by Son of the Funk and mixed by P-Funk.

Listen to the track below:

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Ali Kiba – Mwana (Lamar Refix ***)

Lamar is a genius, or better yet Lamar has figured out a way to make Tanzanian music flavorful and I am loving it all the way to the bank. On these types of posts I dont even want to say much, just listen to this rendition of a classic into something much more urban/western/dance like and essentially what I call – AFRICAN POP / AFROP.

Play this loud wherever you are… enjoy

DTR – I love the 80’s

Every now and then when I am in a bad mood I go to DJ Dyme’s soundcloud account and I get some uplifting. This week this particular mix put me in my place and helped restore my faith in 80’s dance music. Enjoy this mix because the song selection really couldn’t be indicative of a time and place where most of us were in a mathree or in a club in Kenya. Dj Paco was the king of 80’s man…

Collo – What’s that Boys Name

Rapper Collo AKa King Wa Rap is back with a brand new record called ‘Collo’ (What’s That Boys Name). I’ve always been a huge fan of Collo since he’s music is what I call reality rap where anybody can relate to. The way he cleverly and artistically uses his words and develops a story to a song is something I always look forward to when I get his records.

The song was produced by Jack on the beat” and the visuals were done by Enos Olik.

Here is the audio, enjoy

Watch the video below:

Prezzo – Bila Mundai

It’s been a while since Prezzo graced our front page but he does so with his latest single Bila Mundai. My new Prezzo and his music is reserved for a number of reasons. One is that I have a sense that he only does to do music and that he rarely puts that promotion machinery into it and two is that he’s all over with his musical direction.

This is a catchy track by Prezzo. Strong vocals on the chorus and dope lyrics on the verses. I can dig it.
By the way does Prezzo have an official album out there. I’m just wondering since he has tons of singles out there.

GBO – Sicker than your Average


GBO to me is probably my first best example of what can happen if you remain consistent but also understand your flow, your style and what you need to do to become successful in the music industry. Noah would be the first to tell you am his biggest critic, I complain a lot, I am harsh and probably don’t give fair judgement to people and music that much deserves credit. However I am proud of the fact that I have a good sense for a good beat, good flow and most of the time I am right on the money on a hit track.

So when a DJ actually sent me this track and not GBO himself, I had to run back to GBO and acknowledge the growth and the flow. I wont really share what I bitched about before but if you listen to this track and compare it to these two tracks we posted a few years/months ago, you can see what I am saying. Enjoy this two minutes of GBO goodness.

listen and download Sicker than your average here:

watch the GBO Sicker than your average video here:

Tanzania Bila Madawa – PSA


If anyone has been following the tragic, disturbing and probably unfortunate career of Ray C then this song shouldn’t be surprising to you. I am one of the fortunate few who has spent time with Ray C in person and also seen her electric performances live. So this part of her life has been a little painful for me to watch unravel and see her strugglel through it, on a personal level. To me I think Ray C made it okay for Tanzanian female artists as well as teen girls embrace their sexuality or feminism. Basically Ray C in my opinion made it okay for many Tanzanian women to feel sexy and be sexy in public. I think the industry owes her a lot, because her contribution both musically and personally from how she lived her life – really helped the country make some great strides in coming to terms with sexism.

Anyway fast forward to this year and it looks Ray C is steadfastly making a come back to music and is actually making some public appearances here and there. I’ve shared a recent interview I saw on Youtube with her opening up about substance abuse in public probably for the first time. So its only right that this track follows on the heels of some of these types of news headlines.

Hiphop/Bongo Flava in Tanzania is going through a transformation of sorts. For some reason drugs have become a prevalent theme in the music industry in the region and now some artists are standing up against this. This is a collaboration from some of the great artists produced by one of my favorite Tanzanian producers – LAMAR.

Get and feel the song here:

And just for kicks here is a recent interview of Ray C on the Sporah show, recorded in June 2014.

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