Marioo is a Tanzanian artist who began his musical career as a songwriter in 2016. He’s written songs for artists like Nandy, Gigy Money, Ditto, and Christian Bella.
In 2018, he released his first single, ‘Dar Kugumu.’ The song was an instant smash, and it was played on big nightclubs and local radio stations. He has since released several songs, including ‘Chibonge,’ ‘Inatosha,’ and ‘Ya Uchungu.’
Tanzanian singer/songwriter known for hits such as CHIBONGE, INATOSHA, RAHA, MANYAKU, and many others.
Marioo began his career as a welding technician in Dar es Salaam, where he was motivated to become a singer despite financial obstacles. Dar Kugumu, his debut album, was recorded in 2017 and released in January 2018 by Instinct Records.
In the same year, he composed a series of successful tracks, including Wasikudanganye, which was sung by Nandy, Nampa PAPA, which was performed by Gigy Money, Nabembea, which was performed by Ditto, and PAMBE, which was performed by Christian Bella.
His debut single (Dar Kugumu) was a huge success, reaching number one on nearly all Tanzanian radio stations.
Marioo Profile Summary
- Birth name:Omari Mwanga
- Stage name: Marioo
- Date of birth: 1995
- Place of birth: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
- Age: 26 years old (as of 2021)
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Parents: Mwanga
- Profession: Singer, guitarist, Songwriter
- Record label: None
- Nationality: Tanzanian