TID is a popular Bongo Flava artist from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. He is best known for his earlier hits "Zeze" and "Siamini". He started singing in 1994 with a group known as Black Gangsters before going solo five years later signing on with the Poa Record label. His first single "Mrembo" was released in March 2002. He has toured in East African countries, United Kingdom and United States. He performs with a live band called Top Band. T.I.D’s hit single "Zeze" was included in the Global Soul compilation of music by Putumayo World Music. In 2008, T.I.D was sentenced to one year in prison for an alleged sexual assault and was pardoned four months later by presidential decree.