Special Band now postpones launch

24Jul 2021
Sabato Kasika
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Special Band now postpones launch

VETERAN Tanzanian dance music artist, Mwinjuma Muumin, has revealed his new troupe Special Band's launch, which was scheduled for September this year, has been postponed.

Dance music artist, Mwinjuma Muumin, in action at one of his past shows. PHOTO: CORRESPONDENT SABATO KASIKA

Muumin disclosed the postponement has been brought about by reasons he stopped short of making them public, adding the troupe's artists are keeping on rehearsing.

"We had planned to officially launch our troupe in September, we would have launched two albums at a go, but there are reasons which have forced us to postpone the event,'' the musician noted.

Muumin revealed the troupe, since January this year, composed a song every month and managed to prepare six tracks making one album.

The songs include 'Yatima Mzee', 'Mwanangu', 'Fenesi' and 'Kwa Mpalange Sihami'.

The artist stated: "Early in June, we had brought forth one of our songs, titled 'Mkonga wa Tembo', at our show known as 'White Party', all we are left with is doing all we can to help dance music regain its glory domestically.''

Muumin, further, stated collaborating with various Bongo Flava artists, as well artists from other countries, in his troupe's tracks features in his plans.

The vocalist revealed the move gears towards seeing to it his troupe's songs have various melodies.

Muumin stated: "I'm keen on collaborating with artists including Ugandan, Joseph Mayanja 'Jose Chameleone', in songs we will compose later on and other Tanzanian artists, including Zuhura Othman Soud 'Zuchu', and Faustina Charles 'Nandy'.''

The artist disclosed currently dance music has gone through lots of changes, for that matter, Special Band needs to adapt to the changes.

The vocalist was adamant they are ought to go for the approach if they need to keep on winning more fans, ranging from youths to adults.