Alikiba singles rockets at No. 1 as the most downloaded song at
The new self-empowerment anthem “Mwana” debuted straight to number one on its first 12 hours of release on 24 July 2014 on
To date Alikiba’s song “Mwana” remains as the most downloaded song since’s launch in May this year. Other popular artists following on the platform are Fid Q, Vanessa Mdee, Young Killer, Diamond Platnumz, Linah, Rich Mavoko, ROMA, Mkubwa na Wanawe among others.

Alikiba noted “These are exciting times for me, I am grateful to all my fans for your tremendous love, appreciation and support of my music and at the same happy to acknowledge the growth of our music in our country and the world”.

CEO of Mkito Sune Mushendwa pointed out “It is now a worldwide practice for musicians to market their compositions digitally through special online distribution companies, sell their works globally, and gain financially. In Tanzania, this kind of service has not been available partly because digital technology had not been sufficiently introduced but today the scenario is changing fast, thanks to the recent launch of the national broadband infrastructure improvement of internet infrastructure has led to an increase of online platforms, one of which is Over 500 musicians have already registered with which will be marketing their new compositions digitally and ensure they get the financial benefit they deserve”.

In crowning the success of his releases, the African artist Alikiba is set to perform at the most anticipated African Festival Tribe One in South Africa from the 26th – 28th of September 2014 along side Nicki Minaj, J Cole, Kid Ink, Fally Ipupa, D’banj among other international and African artists.


Alikiba to headline at the South Africa Festival
“ Tribe One Festival”
 Alikiba will introduce his new singles Mwana and Kimasomaso to the International stage in South Africa. In sharing the stage with Nicki Minaj who will be introducing her song ‘Anaconda” to the Africa stage and Fally Ipupa performing Original, Sweet Life, Hustlers is back   Other artists include JCole, Kid Ink, D’Banj and many many other across Africa and the world.


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