Climate & Heritage on the Tanzanian Swahili Coast

Christopher Davies
Friday 30 July 2021

At 2pm, BST, 30th July, Chemical and Abella released their latest song and video on Climate & Heritage on the Tanzanian Swahili Coast.  The song and video has been produced by Mocco Genius.

The release is the latest in a run of very successful music videos/songs by the renowned Tanzanian rapper, Chemical who is joined this time by upcoming artist Abella.  The musical message is centred on the impacts of climate change on coastal cultural heritage.  It is part of a research and impact programme by the University of Dar es Salaam and the University of St Andrews and is sponsored by the British Council and the Scottish Funding Council Global Challenges Research Fund.

This video is part of ongoing work over the past 5 years between Dr Elgidius Ichumbaki (University of Dar es Salaam) and Dr Richard Bates (University of St Andrews) to document and preserve cultural heritage in Tanzania.

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