Smubu - African Music

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About this app

With Smubu, you can play and enjoy thousands of African songs.

★★ # 1 GROWING Music App In Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda ★★

★All Kenyan, Tanzanian, Ugandan and Rwandan SONGS with LYRICS★
★The Fastest Music Application with the Lowest Data Consumption★

Explore the huge variety of authentic African music. From Afrobeat to Dance Hall music, Smubu is here to unleash the beats and melodies, free of charge and on the go. 

Stream and download music as much as you want.
All of your music can now finally be in one place.


Follow your favorite artists
Listen & Download all Kenyan, Ugandan, Rwandan, and Tanzanian Music for free with no hidden fees or premium fees!
Listen without being connected to the internet
Listen to music based on your mood
Create unlimited playlists
Read lyrics while listening to your favorite music
Search and listen to music by genre
Share songs with your friends
Updated on
Feb 8, 2020

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Ratings and reviews

469 reviews
A Google user
July 10, 2019
I have just downloaded, signed up and logged in. The experience was smooth. It's awesome to have an alternative to spotify, especially for the African music. Please add integration to scrobble, the only reason I haven't given it 5 stars (4 stars) Update Downgraded to 3 stars. The app only plays one song even after selecting a playlist!!🙄🙄
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Smubu Ltd.
August 24, 2019
Hello Wangoru! Please update to the latest version of our app, and let us know what you think!
A Google user
February 8, 2020
For a start, it is great. Originals are great and tracks already downloaded on my Smubu-African, are great at the same tym, help in changing African music and make it enjoyable and educative. We hope for the best and thanks. We still need more advancement when it comes to African-Music. However, the downloading bug tht is fixed again, I hope it saves me trouble of downloading, coz, still my songs of Judith Babirye, are still lagging, I just feel sad for that. hope this bug fixed will fight it.
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Smubu Ltd.
December 23, 2019
Thank you Joel for updating your review, we await your feedback on the new version! Always feel free to reach out to us at if you face any issue.
June 1, 2020
First but not the least, the searching is so difficult in that when i dont know the name of song or the artist i get nothing so u should clear that when one can just put ugandan music /south African music and i choose. Secondly ,the music i download remains in your app where by i can't even share my downloads and even when i remove the app and the downloads smushes as well oh no and thats why its a useless app and am goner leave it.
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