Ngoma Africa Band, one of the most famous Tanzanian bands based in Germany, was formed in 1993 by Ebrahim Makunja aka Ras makunja. Band is also known as “The Golden Voice of East Africa” because of the captivating voice of the band’s vocalists and the way they thrill their fans at their concerts. Ngoma Africa’s music is known as “Bongo dance” which is a modern version of dancing music from Tanzania and the neighboring East African countries. Soulful vocals, hypnotic guitars and driving rhythm of the “Bongo dance” penetrate the souls of the fans, making them crazy at the spot.
Most of their songs are written in Swahili language. The band has many talented musicians including Ebrahim Makunja a.k.a Ras makunja; Said Vuai a.k.a Prince Jazbo Vuai; Christian Bakotessa a.k.a Chris-B, Maxime Buanda, Willy-Mbiya and Madam Severn Onkomo.
The band has so far released an LP titled Mama Kimwaga (Sugar Mummy), and several singles including Anti-Corruption Squad and Apache wacha Pombe.