Bongo Flava ‘prodigal son’ Juma Nature back with new music

Juma Nature with Baraka FM's 'The Lane' presenter Lucas De Mackinnon.. /Rose Stegall

Bongo star Juma Nature has made a comeback in music with a new single.

The musician whose real name is Juma Kassim Ali was popular with his rap and singing style in early 2005 capturing a huge audience all over East Africa before disappearing.

His new track ‘Toa Lock’ meaning ease up features his Tanzanian counterpart Dully Sykes.

Juma Nature describes the new song as a new style of music acknowledging change in today’s music.

Speaking exclusively to Baraka FM, Juma Nature of the ‘Hakuna kulala” hit says he took a long break from music for personal reasons.

“I took time off to plan ahead and also take stock of the music scene,” he said

Collabo with Amani and Collo

Juma Nature hopes to do a collabo with Kenyan artists Amani and Collo whom he describes as talented

Juma Nature formed the group TMK which later split into two, TMK Wanaume Halisi and TMK Wanaume Family having him run TMK Wanaume Halisi.