Author: razakey

VUTA N’KUVUTE (TUG OF WAR)

Kijiweni Productions and Big World Cinema are set to release their teaser before its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this year. On September 12th 2021, Vuta N’Kuvute (Tug of War) directed by Amil Shivji will have…

Siti and the Band share new single Subira

Siti and the Band has shared a new single titled ‘Subira’ ahead of the release of the Zanzibari group’s upcoming album. The song fuses genres like taarab, bongo flava, chakacha and zouk, and is overlaid by the vocals of bandleader Siti Amina. She is…

Sessions live au IOMMa, île de La Réunion, acte 1/2

Le IOMMa est le plus important marché des musiques de l’océan Indien. Le marché favorise les échanges, les rencontres et l’émergence d’opportunités entre les artistes et professionnels de l’océan Indien, tout en construisant des ponts vers les acteurs de l’industrie musicale venant…

Joint tour: Siti & The Band and Berita AfroSoul

Zanzibar >> South Africa This project aims to enhance the cultural connection between Zanzibar and South Africa, engaging creative audiences with unique collaborative musical content from both geographical hotspots and empowering fellow musicians and audiences to follow their roots whilst…

Siti & the Band now almost ripe

Nurturing young artistes has never been an easy task and yet this is exactly what Community studio in Zanzibar has dedicated itself to. The studio which was formed some five years ago aims at grooming Zanzibari’s music with the ultimate…

Siti turns pain into beauty in Nielewe

Musically rich and helpless in portraying pure emotion, Siti and the Band’s ‘Nielewe’ (Understand Me) builds upon the Zanzibari group’s unique blend of traditional taarab with Western and Indian Ocean influences. African societies are yet to fully embrace music as a reasonable…

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