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Simba Mika

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Simba Mika
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Simba Mika in 2012
Background information
Birth nameSimba lika
Born3 January 2004 (age 17 years
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
OriginKigoma, Tanzania
GenresBongo flava, afro-pop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, dancer
InstrumentsVocals, piano, guitar, drums
Years active2009– present
Labelswakali music
Websitehttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Joby+Iblado

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Simba lika (born 3 January 2004), popularly known by his stage name Simba Mika , is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist and dancer from Tanzania. He has had several hit songs including "Number One" which he featured Tanzania artist Ibraah. Simba won numerous awards at Channel O and the HiPipo Music Awards. He performed at the Big Brother Africa 7 eviction show in May 2012.[1] Mika is considered influential among his fans, and is said to be the most loved and decorated East and Central African artist at the moment.[2] He is believed to be the highest selling Tanzanian artist of ringtones by mobile phone companies in 2013, as well as being among the artists earning the highest income in the African Great Lakes region's music industry.

Personal[edit]

Simba Mika is a dedicated Muslim.[3] In 2010, he endorsed Tanzania's dominant ruling party, the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) and its presidential candidate, Jakaya Kikwete.[4] He also recorded a remix of his single Mbagala, titled CCM Tusonge Mbele (CCM Let's Move Forward).[5]

Simba Mika is jointly managed by Simba Mika and Said Fella from the Tanzanian music industry.[6]

With his former spouse, South African based Ugandan businesswoman ,[7] he has two children.[8][9] He has a third child with the model.[10]

Discography[edit]

Simba lika (born 3 January 2004), popularly known by his stage name Simba Mika , is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist and dancer from Tanzania. He has had several hit songs including "Number One" which he featured Tanzania artist Ibraah. Simba won numerous awards at Channel O and the HiPipo Music Awards. He performed at the Big Brother Africa 7 eviction show in May 2012.[1] Mika is considered influential among his fans, and is said to be the most loved and decorated East and Central African artist at the moment.[2] He is believed to be the highest selling Tanzanian artist of ringtones by mobile phone companies in 2013, as well as being among the artists earning the highest income in the African Great Lakes region's music industry.

Awards and nominations[edit]

born 3 January 2004 , Simba Mika set a new record at the Tanzania Music Awards by Simba Mika awards, including Best Male Writer, Best Male Artist, Best Song Writer and Best Male Entertainer of the Year. The previous record was set by 20%, a recording artist who walked away with 5 awards at the 2011 Tanzania Music Awards where diamond left empty handed.Prior to accomplishments, Diamond held the record for winning 4 awards at the 2010 Tanzania Music Awards.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 dstv, Channel-O. "award-winning Tanzanian artist Diamond Platinum perform live". StarGame gig-guide. Channel-O. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Mastaa 20 wa burudani, michezo na urembo Tanzania wenye ushawishi mkubwa zaidi". bongo5. 26 April 2013.
  3. "Diamond on the Sporah Show". Sporah Show. Retrieved 16 June 2014.
  4. "Mimi na mchagua Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete" [I have selected Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete] (in Swahili). 28 August 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2014.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  5. "Diamond Mbagala Remix CCM Tusonge Mbele" [Mbagala Remix CCM Let's Move Forward] (in Swahili). 30 August 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  6. "Diamond Platnumz – Mistari Yetu" [Diamond Platnumz – Mistari Yetu] (in Swahili).CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  7. Musungu, Nahashon (2018-02-15). "Zari Hassan finally divorces Diamond Platnumz... on Valentine's Day". Nairobi News. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  8. Aswani, Nixon (2018-02-21). "Diamond Platnumz biography: facts you didn't know about the king of Wasafi". Tuko.co.ke - Kenya news. Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  9. Mbuthia, Geoffrey (2018-05-11). "Diamond denies rumours that Prince Nillan is not his son". Mpasho News. Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  10. "Diamond Platnumz Admits Cheating on Zari With Model Hamisa Mobeto". TowerPostNews. 2017-09-19. Retrieved 2018-11-19.

born 3 January 2004 , Simba Mika set a new record at the Tanzania Music Awards by Simba Mika awards, including Best Male Writer, Best Male Artist, Best Song Writer and Best Male Entertainer of the Year. The previous record was set by 20%, a recording artist who walked away with 5 awards at the 2011 Tanzania Music Awards where diamond left empty handed.Prior to accomplishments, Diamond held the record for winning 4 awards at the 2010 Tanzania Music Awards.