US Vice-President Kamala Harris has unveiled her newest journey companion – a curated playlist of 25 tracks by African musicians that she’s been listening to throughout her present journey on the continent.
Titled “My Travels: Ghana, Tanzania, and Zambia,” the playlist is now out there on Spotify and incorporates a predominantly Tanzanian line-up.
Harris’ playlist showcases her appreciation for the varied and vibrant music scene throughout the African continent and highlights among the greatest musical abilities from Tanzania, Ghana, and Zambia.
With a mixture of genres starting from hip-hop to conventional rhythms, the playlist affords a singular perception into the wealthy cultural heritage of the international locations that the Vice-President has visited.
By sharing her playlist with the world, Harris hopes to encourage others to discover the music of Africa and uncover the area’s distinctive sounds and kinds.
The Vice President’s diplomatic tour is scheduled to proceed with a go to to Tanzania, earlier than continuing to Zambia as her subsequent vacation spot.
In accordance with official sources, the tour is anticipated to conclude on 2nd April, with this leg of the journey geared toward strengthening ties with Tanzania and selling regional cooperation.
“A playlist to amplify the artists and sounds from my travels throughout Ghana, Tanzania, and Zambia,” she described in a report by BBC.
A few of the featured Tanzanian artistes embrace Zuchu, Alikiba, Jay Melody, Mbosso, Jux, Darassa, Marioo and Platform.
A collaboration between Kenya’s Bien Aime Baraza of Sauti Sol and Tanzanian artiste Darassa can be on the listing.
Ms Harris arrived in Ghana on Sunday and can go to Tanzania on Wednesday.
She met some Ghanaian artists on Monday and expressed her intention to advertise African artistes in worldwide markets to assist them attain a wider viewers.
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