Nsimbi / Nsimbi
Album:Nsimbi Collection:World
Artist:Nsimbi Added:Jun 2018

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-06-18 Pull Date:2018-08-20 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Aug 19Aug 12Aug 5Jul 29Jul 22Jul 15Jul 8Jul 1

Recent Airplay
1.Aug 04, 2021:ad hoc variety show (rebroadcast from Jul 17, 2018)
Koona, Forsaken
4.Aug 02, 2018:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants
2.Aug 17, 2018:Old Fart at Play
Leo Ni Leo
5.Jul 26, 2018:I Like to Dance: Shake Off Your Pants
3.Aug 09, 2018:ad hoc variety show
Flower Of The Heart
6.Jul 25, 2018:Soft-Biz
Dunia Ni Matembezi

Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2018-06-14 
Nsimbi is a collaboration between Zamba, Ugandan hip-hop artist, and Tamar, an American singer-songwriter, recording engineer; using English and Swahili as well as other African languages and instruments they produce a very pleasing, rhythmic sound

No FCC's; Favorite tracks: 2, 5, 12

1-- Dunia ni matembezi – 4:02 – nice rhythm – Zamba and Tamar trade lyrics and languages with chorus

*2—Leo ni Leo –4:29 – pretty marimba backing chorus and solos

3—Mujje –4:51 – light calypso-like rhythm with English lyrics and African hiphop interlude as well as a bit of ululation at end

4—Omugga –4:45 – Zamba speaks in English and African language with rhythmic musical background; Tamar chimes in with English

*5 –Forsaken – 6:31 – devastating story with beautiful music

6 –Koona –4:04 – calypso-like with African lyrics

7 –Acholi Boy –2:15 – touching spoken story-poem in English with lovely marimba background

8 – Gonna Be Alright –2:03 – Tamar sings this gently rocking song in English with asides from Zamba

9 –Flower of the Heart – 4:28-- syncopated song in English and African language with chorus

10- Kulusozi- :37 – spoken word with stringed instrument

11—Moonglow –5:31-catchy music with chorus and singer in African language

*12—Sokota ft jaja basgengezi –4:13 – interesting sounds over pretty percussion

13—Amaka – 4:05-- slower paced with dreamier accompaniment; history given in English

Track Listing
1.Dunia Ni Matembezi 7.Acholi Boy
2.Leo Ni Leo 8.Gonna Be Alright
3.Mujje 9.Flower Of The Heart
4.Omugga 10.Kulusozi
5.Forsaken 11.Moonglow
6.Koona 12.Sokota Ft Jaja Basgengezi