Alikiba Salehe Kiba (born 1986) better known by his stage name Ali Kiba, is a Tanzanian singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor, and member of Tanzania wildaid. He is best known for his hit song Mwana and Chekecha Cheketua another his hits singles “Cindelela”, Naksi Naksi, Napenda Kula“, Dushelele, Mapenzi Yana Run Dunia Nai Nai, and for his collaboration with R. Kelly with other African musicians. Following a hiatus, he released the single “Mwana and Checkeche“, and went on to win six awards at the 2012 Tanzania Music Awards.
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His debut album and hit single ‘Cinderella’ became the biggest-selling record in East Africa in 2008 and his second album ‘Ali k 4 Real’ was released in 2009 with the mega-hits ‘Nakshi Mrembo’, ‘Nichuum’ and ‘Usiniseme’. In 2010 he endorsed mobile telephony brand Airtel Africa alongside the Billboard Most Influential Global R&B Artist of the past 25 years R KELLY and seven of Africa’s other megastar artists Fally Ipupa (DRC/France), 2Face Idibia (Nigeria), Amani (Kenya), Movaizhaleine (Gabon), 4X4 (Ghana), Navio (Uganda), JK (Zambia). Alikiba has been nominated for ‘Best International Act’ for the Black Entertainment Film, Fashion, Television, and Arts Awards in 2009, Best East African Artist for African Music Awards in 2009, Winner of Best Zouk / Rhumba Song at the Kili Music Awards in 2012, Nominated for Best Tanzanian Writer, Best Male Artists and Best Collaborating song with Lady Jaydee for Kili Music Awards in 2013.
Alikiba’s also received an offer to play for the Tanzania National Soccer Team and President Jakaya Kikwete from Tanzania personally met him to congratulate him for his talent and invaluable contribution to Tanzanian Music and Arts and Culture.
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