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Old taraab from Mombasa

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Old taraab music is a fusion of Swahili tunes sung in rhythmic poem spiced with Arabic or at times Indian melodies. wherever the Swahili speaking people travelled. Tarabu culture moved with them. No wonder it has penetrated to as far as Uganda. Rwanda and Burundi in the interior of East Africa. In the Persian Gulf, Dubai and Muscat play host to many groups of Tarabu who perform in these capitals frequently.



 Old taraab songs from Mombasa

Dada by Matano juma

Naaanza na alifu be the By zuhura and zein musical party

Maskini macho yangu Similar to kasha langu By Ali mkali

Mpenzi azizi by Zein musical and Zuhura Swaleh

musiwe na mshangao by Zein musical party

Ndege kaa ufikiri By Yassen Muhammed

ya zamani  by Zuhura swaleh

Ya hakika by Maulidi juma

Mpeleke muhibu by matano juma


Ni wewe

Sheria yatukataza

Moyo lia lia


Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 January 2009 18:05 )