Music In Africa : Call for applications: Karibu Music Festival

The Karibu Music Festival (KMF) returns for its fourth edition to the city of Bagamoyo, Tanzania. Set to run from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 November 2017, the live music festival aims to bring together artists from Africa, Europe, the US and Asia to perform and hold workshops. ………etc Read the Original Article at https://www.musicinafrica.net/magazine/call-applications-karibu-music-festival

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King Mas ~ Reggae (USA) 2017

King Mas ~ Reggae (USA) 2017

King Mas is a musical amalgamation of culture and art. A voice that reverberates thought-provoking messages, King Mas is a trailblazer for the conscious reggae fusion movement. Dubbed the “Musical Obeah Man”, The King has inherited an ancestral music tradition that spans generations. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, King Mas was born to culturally grounded Caribbean parents. His father Supreme, is a legendary calypso monarch from the island of Montserrat, and his mother a Clarendon born Jamaican who grew up during the formative years of reggae music. This is not to mention, an immensely talented lineage that is comprised of musicians and songwriters including Everton “Reality” Weeks, who wrote the…

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Misoji Nkwabi ~ Afro (Tanzania) 2017

Misoji Nkwabi ~ Afro (Tanzania) 2017

Misoji Nkwabi is among five children of Mr. Nkwabi Nghangasamala and Jennifer Bukombe.Her family grew up in musical environment because they were all singing in a church choir. Apart from singing in a church choir, Misojis mother is a pianist while her father worked at the college of arts which is now called TaSUBa before he retired. He played a big role in directing his children whenever they compose songs to be sang in the church when it is his turn to preach. Her passion in music made her started singing copies of different songs from artist within and outside the country since when she was ten years old. She…

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Inafrika Band ~ Fusion (Tanzania) 2017

Inafrika Band ~ Fusion (Tanzania) 2017

The Inafrika Band was formed in 1992 by two brothers Roy and Enrico Figueiredo. The band at the time was mostly a cover type band and performed in small pubs and Restaurants around Dar-es-salaam. The band had a permanent Contract with Tanzanias five star hotel the Kilimanjaro in 1996 and also backed International Musicians like Yvonne Chaka Chaka ,Sarafina and Mwale sisters. InAfrika band went on to record its first album in 2000 ‘INDEGE’ which was chosen best traditional song in the local KILIMANJARO AWARDS in 2003. Thereafter the band become famous in The East African zone and performed for many important event like the miss Tanzania, The national Parliament…

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