Hamis Mwinjuma aka MwanaFalsafa aka MwanaFA aka Binamu is Tanzania’s brightest Bongo Flava artists commandeering the Hip Hop genre with a string of hits under his belt. His popularity is largely attributed by his mastery and ability to mold the Swahili language into poetic and entertaining flows while delivering his message. A holder of a Master of Science (MSc.) in Finance from Coventry University in the United Kingdom MwanaFA has envisioned the importance of utilizing the knowledge he has amassed during his quest for education in building a corporate brand around his name and use the same as a marketing tool for corporates in Tanzania working to build a positive image for their products as well as fulfilling their Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) to the Tanzania community by utilizing his God-given talent to convey the message to the mass.
His performance and lyrical contents have made him one of the most famous Bongo Flava artists in Tanzania; a record he has kept for over 12 years. As an artist MwanaFA managed to maintain a large fan base across Tanzania as he has been making music that relate to the lives of average Tanzanians. From ‘Ingekuwa Vipi’, ‘Alikufa kwa Ngoma’, ‘Msiache Kuongea’, ‘Bado Nipo Nipo’, ‘Yalaiti’ and ‘Ameen’ MwanaFA has proved that not only he is the best but also a role model they can relate to.
Coventry University [UK]January 2009 – February 2010Areas of Interest:Financial Analysis and Decision Making, International Financial Markets, Institutional Investments, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance, Corporate Financial Strategy, Emerging Markets Finance and Quantitative Methods for Finance.
Masters of Science in Finance
Institute of Finance Management October 2004 – June 2007Area of Interest:Risk Management
Advanced Diploma in Insurance
Institute of Finance Management October 2003 – May 2004
Certificate in Information Technology
Music Career – Albums and Singles
Ameen – Featuring Dully Sykes and AY
Yalaiti – Featuring Linna
Bado Nipo Nipo
Naona Nazeeka – Featuring Professor Jay and Sugu (Mr. II)
Naongea na Wewe – Featuring AY
Msiache Kuongea – Featuring Lady JayDee
Awards and Nominations
Best Hip Hop Song – Alikufa Kwa NgomaKILI TANZANIA MUSIC AWARDS – 2004
Best Hip Hop Album – UnanitegaKILI TANZANIA MUSIC AWARDS – 2005
Best Collaboration Song – Habari Ndio Hiyo Featuring AYKILI TANZANIA MUSIC AWARDS – 2007
Best Collaboration Song – Hawajui Featuring Lady JayDeeKILI TANZANIA MUSIC AWARDS – 2008
Best Song WriterKILI TANZANIA MUSIC AWARDS – 2008
Urban Contemporary Music Collaboration – Habari Ndio Hiyo Feat. AYEAST AFRICAN MUSIC AWARDS – 2011
Best East African Video – Naongea na Wewe CHANNEL O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS – 2009
Best Collaboration Video – Naongea na Wewe Featuring AYCHANNEL O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS – 2009