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Monday, February 7, 2011

MWANA FA- NI KWELI ALIANZIA TANGA!

MwanafalsafaMwanafalsafa / Mwana FA ('First Philosopher')

Mwanafalsafa started performing on stage in 1993 at school in Tanga region. Early influences -- even at primary school age -- were his brothers, Chine Black and Kasir, known as Quite Gangasters Chronic. Mwanafalsafa formed the crew Black Skin with his schoolmates Robilus and Getheerics in 1995. In 1996, he came third in the Tanga region hip hop competition.

Mwanafalsafa returned to Dar es Salaam in 1998 and studied A-levels at Ununio Islamic High School, where he majored in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. After completing A-level studies he started to work seriously at his music career in 2000. In 2003, he was voted best hip hop artist with his track 'Alikufa Kwa Ngoma' -- an anti-AIDS song -- at the Kili Music Awards, Dar es Salaam.

Album releases: Mwanafalsafa and Toleo Lijalo -- include songs discussing AIDS, spiritualism, love songs and dance-beat songs.

He has worked with various producers, including Bonie Love (Mawingu Studio), Pfunk (Bongo Records), Master Jay (MJ Records).

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