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Performer: Various
Genre: Hip hop & Rap / Folk music
Title: Bongo Flava - Swahili Rap From Tanzania
Released: 2004
Style: Bongo Flava, Conscious, African
FLAC version ZIP size: 1134 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1155 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1780 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 910

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Music style of Bongo Flava. Bongo flava is Tanzanian hip hop, with fast rhythms and rhymes in Swahili. The name Bongo Flava comes from the Swahili word for brains: ubongo. Bongo is the nickname of Dar es Salaam. It means that you need brains to survive there. When American hip hop first migrated to Tanzania, local rappers would sample popular American rap beats, simply inserting Swahili rhymes in place of English. This infant Bongo Flava style and imported American hip hop was initially embraced almost exclusively by young upper class individuals who found it fashionable to follow US trends. This was often viewed as Tanzanians simply appropriating American culture and style, relating this to the idea of Americanization.

Bongo Flava : Swahili rap from Tanzania(1) -. News : Bongo Flava artists and groups. Tanzania:Why Rayvanny Wants Philanderer Diamond Platnumz to Take a HIV Test. Bongo flava artist Rayvanny who is signed to Wasafi Classic Baby has asked his boss Diamond Platnumz to take a HIV test. Source : AllAfrica 2018-07-06 08:44:07. Tanzania Best Internet Radio for Bongo Flava, Ragga, Reggae, HipHop, Muziki wa Dansi, Zilipendwa,Taarab, R&B, Ngoma, Mduara, Sebene, African Music, Bongo Flava Videos, Tanzanian Videos, and all the hits from Tanzania and East Africa.

Bongo flava is the nickname for Tanzanian hip hop music. The genre developed in the 1990s, mainly as a derivative of American hip hop, with additional influences from reggae, R&B, afrobeat, dancehall, and traditional Tanzanian styles such as taarab and dansi, a combination that forms a unique style of music. Lyrics are usually in Swahili or English.

Bongo Flava - Swahili Rap From Tanzania. 0 0 0. Machozi Jasho Na Damu. Professor Jay. Sio Swahili Rap Ni Bongo Flava Part Two. Various. Eyrie Street Again. Mikosi Mazimwi.

His landmark album Swahili Rap was released in 1991 (Gesthuizen, 2001). The opening of Don Bosco Studio under Marlon Linje (in 1992) and Mawingu Studio under DJ Bonny Luv (in 1994) paved the. way for hits such as ‘Msela’ by Mawingu in 1995. The track is considered ‘one of the first Swahili rap tracks to hit the charts’(J4, 2009)  . Hip-Hop and Bongo Flava.

Today, Bongo Flava is the most popular style of music amongst the youth in Tanzania. It's also gained massive popularity in the rest of East Africa. Since then, artists like Diamond Platnumz, Ali Kiba and Vanessa Mdee have since given Tanzanian music a wider international appeal, but East Africans may remember a "golden period" of urban music when Tanzania's Bongo Flava had taken over the airwaves. From the radio and television, to the clubs, bars, minibuses and at every street corner, you couldn't escape this music. This era of bongo music blessed Swahili speakers with timeless music that we can jam to for many years to come. Here's a list of some Bongo Flava classics that will take you back to a simpler time, and maybe even stir up some blissful memories.

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1 Juma Nature Umoja Wa Tanzania
Rap [Featuring] – Professor Jay
2 Wagosi Wa Kaya Feat. The First Mack Wauguzi 6:36
3 Mwana Fa Alikufa Kwa Ngoma
Rap [Featuring] – Lady JD*
4 Professor Jay Zali La Mentali
Rap [Featuring] – Juma NatureVocals [Featuring] – Muny
5 LWP Majitu Usinichanganye Mi 4:39
6 GK Ama Zangu Ama Zao
Rap [Featuring] – Eastcoastteam, Lady Jo
7 Gangwe Mobb Asali Wa Moyo 4:03
8 Daz Baba Wife
Vocals [Featuring] – Mangwair
9 Daz Nundaz Maji Ya Shingo (Remix) 5:42
10 Afande Sele Mtazamo
Rap [Featuring] – Prof Jay*, Solo Thang
11 K-Sal Mkiwa
Rap [Featuring] – Feruzi
12 Sista P. Anakuja 3:10
13 Mr. EBBO Mi Mmasai (Remix) 5:01
14 X Plastaz Dunia Dudumizi 4:28

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