Tanzania’s Ras Nas tours Pakistan!
Posted by African Press International on November 10, 2006
Ras Nas, a.k.a Nasibu Mwanukuzi, is a poet and musician from Tanzania with rhythms and sounds from reggae, afro and world-beat music. Ras Nas, currently based in Oslo, Norway, is one of the few African musicians spreading African music world-wide.
On these pages you will find free downloads in High Quality MP3’s of Ras Nas music from “Cut You Loose”; Ras Nas debut CD produced by Kongoi Productions.
You can also find a nice collection of poetry that flows like the River Nile, including short stories and lyrics by this poet-musician.
Some of Ras Nas songs are in Kiswahili, the most spoken language in East, Central and other parts of Africa.
Relax now, and read about latest releases, gigs and tourdates. Listen to some music, or read some poetry, lyrics, short stories and much more. Don’t forget to check out Ras Nas in your home town next time Ras Nas is in your area.
Ras Nas gigs, while in Lahore Pakistan, will join other artists at this year’s World Performing & Visual Arts Festival. The festival, arranged by Rafi Peer Theatre Group, is Asia’s biggest festival.
Ras Nas travels with drummer Uriel Seri and bassist Larry Skogheim. The three will be joined by musicians from both Islamabad and Lahore.
“This is a collaboration project made possible by the Horisont Foundation, we are looking forward to this great event,” says Ras Nas
The festival starts on 9th November. Other performers are Psalteria, Atif Aslam, Kenny Hogan, Conexion Tango, Sain Zahoor, Sher Miandad Khan, Son of Soil and more.
By Ira Ndunda, African Press in Norway