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Real Name:
Khalid Mohamed

Music Genre:
Bongo Flava

Record Label:
FishCrab

Date of birth:
01-01-1981

Age:
37

Nationality:
TANZANIA



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TID

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TID is an acronym of Top in Dar, in which "Dar" refers to Dar es Salaam, his hometown. He is best known for his hits "Zeze" and "Siamini”.

He started singing in 1994 with a group known as Black Gangsters. He turned solo five years later. At the age of 21 he signed with Poa Records. His first single "Mrembo" was released in March 2002. He did also act the main role on the film "Girlfriend", a film about the Bongo Flava scene.

He has toured in East African countries, United Kingdom and United States. He performs with a live band called Top Band.

His hit "Zeze" is included in the Global Soul compilation by Putumayo World Music.

In 2008 he was sentenced for one year in prison for an assault. He was released four months later.

In May 2010, it was reported that he was assaulted by professional basketball player Hasheem Thabeet in a nightclub in Tanzania. Thabeet, through his agent, has denied being involved with any altercation that night although he was present at the night club.

 

 

Discography

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    Sauti ya Dhahabu

    Released in 2002

    Produced by Rockstar 4000

    BUY

References

  • Wikipedia


Singles

  • 2008
    Title Album
    Nyota Yako Single
  • 2006
    Title Album
    Zeze Single