Daudi Kabaka (1939-2001) was a Kenyan-born singer.
The type of music he is known for is called 'Benga' a popular style in East Africa. His best-known songs include "African Twist", "Harambee Harambee" and "Western Shilo". His song "Helule Helule" was covered by The Tremeloes and it became a hit in United Kingdom.
Daudi Kabaka is also well known for his Kenyan classic "Harambee Harambee" which largely reflects the aspirations of post collonial Kenya to rebuild their nation together. He collaborated with John Nzenze on three songs: Masista, Bachelor Boy and Nyumba za Tobacco. These songs were released by Jambo Records and became hits. Kabaka released the album "Pesa Maradhi Ya Moyo" with Maroon Commandos in 1986.
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