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Swahili Music?

Does anyone know of/ have any recommendations for any songs in Swahili?

March 13, 2017



Yes!!!!! Here are some of my favorites:

-Baba yetu

-Na gode

-Anything by Sauti Sol, probably my absolute favorite band out of all these (kuliko jana, nerea, sura yako are my favs)

-Mungu pekee

-Anything by Diamond Platinumz( Utanipenda is my favorite)

-Mungu ibariki Africa (Tanzanian national anthem)

-Anything Alikiba (favs are Mwana and Chekecha Cheketua)

March 13, 2017


Thanks for the suggestions, nice streak!

March 14, 2017


Search for Elani - Hapo Zamani on YouTube. Not sure what 'hapo zamani' means though.

March 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John M.

It means "in the past", or "A long time ago".

March 21, 2017


check out mdundo.com

March 16, 2017


It is really cool!

April 6, 2017


Onthehype25 is right, Sauti Sol is a very good band! A few of my favourite songs by them include: nerea, kuliko jana, sura yako, say yeah, still the one (though this one has a lot of slang). Also check out: Just a way (cover) - Kaberere and Mr Vee; Nikikutazama - Hart the Band; Know you know - Nyashinski; Uliza kiatu - Hart the Band; Sema Milele - Gilad; Unajua - Gilad; Githuri - Mr Googs; Swing swing - Kleptomaniax; Vuta pumzi - Longombas; Enjoy! :)

March 13, 2017


You should definetely learn Sina Makosa. One of the best songs! When I was in Africa I used to sing it in every town as everyone knew it :)

March 14, 2017


Lover Boy by Barnaba is wonderful, and it played all the time while I was in Tanzania! There's a playlist on spotify called "tanzania 15/16" which is a good place for beginning to find artists you like!

May 20, 2017


Oh, I forgot to mention kamatiachini by navy kenzo! Another popular one in Tanzania. Vanessa Mdee is great, and Sweet Mangi is also a fun song!

May 20, 2017


Alex Boye sings The Lord's Prayer in Swahili on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsINANZ6Riw

April 13, 2017


do they translate american songs to Swahili?

September 8, 2017


my family is kenya so thats why i am starting to speak in swhaili

February 4, 2018


Listen to rayvanny-siri, diamond platnumz-utanipenda,sikomi and ntampata wapi,harmonize-matatizo and ayola,alikiba-kadogo and aje,nandy-kivuruge, you will thank me later

March 5, 2019
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