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  • Full Name: Ambwene Allen Yessayah
  • Categories: Musicians
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Date of Birth: July 05
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A.Y. is a popular Bongo Flava from Tanzania. A.Y started his musical career at the age of ten while he was still in primary school, participating in talent searches and often entertaining at weddings and other functions. When A.Y. attended high school he formed a group with his friends which he called S.O.G. consisting of three members including A.Y. The group recorded and released an album in 2000. In the, 2001 A.Y. decided to go solo. The single from his first album “Raha Kamili” (“Rahu Tu”) was such a resounding success that it topped the charts on both radio and television. In 2005 A.Y. released his second album “Hisaia Zangu”. The album included collaborations with some of East African names such as Prezzo, Tattuu as well as Deux Vultures; all from Kenya and Marice Kirya from Uganda. A.Y’s Hip-Hop style embraces issues that affect everyday life with messages conveyed in a witty and entertaining manner.

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