Bi Kidude Biography

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Bi Kidude Biography

Bi Kidude biography: Bi Kidude was a Taarab singer from Tanzania.

Bi Kidude Age, Name, Music career and Death

#1910’s
Bi Kidude was born in the 1910’s, with her exact date of birth being unknown. She was born in Mfagimaringo village.

#Name
Bi Kidude’s birth name is Fatuma binti Baraka.

#Career
Bi Kidude gained interest in music at an early age and in the 1990’s, she was recruited as an occasional member of Shikamoo Jazz, a group of elderly musicians who had been sponsored by a British organization. She had been titled the “Queen of Taarab and Unyago music”.

#Awards
In 2005, Bi Kidude won the WOMEX award and she was nominated in the 2011 Tanzania Music Awards for the Best Collaboration and Best Traditional song.

#Wife
Bi Kidude was married but divorced twice.

#Death
Bi Kidude died on 17th April, 2013 at her home on Zanzibar Island.



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