Tanzanian star Ali Kiba has received recognition for his contribution in bongo music.
Ali Kiba received the award from Times FM, a leading radio station in Tanzania for best international act, best male act and moist influential act.
Ali Kiba was awarded the plaque by Lil Ommy, Times FM Playlist show host making Kiba the second male artist to receive the award after Diamond.
“Mapema leo @officialalikiba tumemkabidhi Plaque yake (tuzo maalum) ya Bongo Fleva #NyotaWaMchezo kama #bestinternationalact #bestmaleact #mostinfluentialact kwa mchango wake kwenye muziki na jitihadi alizipiga kupeperusha bendera ya TZ, Kuvuti#a wengi zaidi (inspire) na kuwepo mpaka leo toka zamani kwenye game. Kiba amekua msanii mwenye nguvu katika Muziki na kwa kufanya kazi nzuri @timesfmtz The Playlist imeona kumpongeza kwa tuzo hii maalum #Plaque na kumtaja kuwa #NyotaWaMchezo,” said Times FM.
Other artistes who have won the award before includes Diamond and Venessa Mdee.
“Leo nimepata Plaque ya Bongo Fleva #NyotaWchezo @timesfmtzkutoka The Play▶️list na @LilOmmy kama #BestInternationAct #BestMale#MostInfluencialAct #SonyMusic #RockStarAfrica #MoFaya :Shukrani sana @lilommy na @timesfmtzfor this plaque! Mungu awabariki na muendelee kuupa thamani muziki wetu! #MvumoWaRadi #MofayaByAlikiba #KingKiba,” said Ali kiba.
This comes after Wcb wasafi record’s Rayvanny had earlier acknowledged top musicians whom he adores in Tanzania for their dedication in music Ali Kiba being among them.
Speaking to Global online TV Rayvanny recognized the works of Venesa Mdee and Ali Kiba, the latter being a big competitor for his boss Diamond Platnumz.