Zam Zam

Group Information

Their leader and teacher is Ibrahim Ali Hassan. He teaches and performs in Nyumba Ya Vipaji, The House of Talent, in Rahaleo. All male group ranging from age 7 up to 40, ten all together today. They sing Islamic and secular songs for weddings and celebrations. It was mainly an acapello performance with one flute made out of a bamboo stick.

The singers included:  Ibrahim Ali Hassan (lead singer, flute ), Issa Ali Hassan (lead singer), Mlenge Ali Hassan, Othman Mlenge Ali, Afann Mlenge Ali, Iddi Abdallah Mohd, Abdillah Salum Juma (lead singer), Fesal Sleiman Mwalim, Saidi Simai Mkanga, Vuai Juma Vuai.  Ibrihim Ali Hassan has two brothers and two sons (youngest is 10) in this group.


  1. Mzuri Sana Nabia – About the Prophet Mohamed
  2. Yaa Nabia Salamu Alaika – Greeting for the Prophet Mohamed sung in Arabic.
  3. Hongera Bwana Harusi – Congratulations to the bride and groom
  4. Ilifurahika – The whole world is rejoicing after the battle of the prophets
  5. Ndoa Ni Sunna Adhimu – Perfect Marriage

Recording Information

Audio recorded and mixed by Steve 64 Kivutia. Camera operators Patrick ‘Sapat’ Ondiek / Martin ‘Drix’ Muyeshi / Hunter Allen