Nandy – Raha: Celebrates the Joys of Love

Tanzanian singer Nandy released her song “Raha” in 2023. The song is a celebration of the joys of love, and it has quickly become a popular hit in East Africa. The song’s lyrics are full of passion and emotion, and they express the singer’s deep love for her partner.


The song begins with the singer reflecting on what her life would be like without her partner. She sings, “Nawaza ingekuwaje kama ningekukosa / Nawaza, ina maana hizi raha zote ningezikosa / Nawaza, penzi limenikolea kama mtoto nashindwa tembea / Raha zimenibobea kwa mama nitakusemea.” These lyrics express the singer’s fear of being without her partner. She knows that he brings her so much joy, and she can’t imagine her life without him.

The singer then goes on to describe the many ways in which her partner brings her happiness. She sings, “Wanasemaga penzi bonde na milima, nipeleke / Unachonipaga usidiriki kuinyima, mi nideke / Penzi limetaradadi oh yaharima acha nicheke / Milele oh mami nisimame wima.” These lyrics express the singer’s gratitude for her partner’s love and affection. She feels like he is the best thing that has ever happened to her, and she can’t help but smile when she is with him.

The song ends with the singer declaring her love for her partner. She sings, “Nazidi kuwa mdogo mi sikui / Nifanye kitafunwa unile / Zidi kunifundisha sivijui / Nianze kukulisha ndo unile.” These lyrics express the singer’s desire to be with her partner forever. She is willing to do anything for him, and she can’t wait to spend the rest of her life with him.


Raha” is a beautiful song that celebrates the power of love. The song’s lyrics are full of emotion and passion, and they express the singer’s deep love for her partner. The song is a reminder that love is a powerful force that can bring us great joy.

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The song “Raha” is also notable for its use of Swahili language. Swahili is a Bantu language spoken by over 100 million people in East Africa, including Tanzania. The use of Swahili in the song helps to connect with a wide audience in the region.

The song has been praised by critics and fans alike. It has been called a “masterpiece” and a “modern classic.” The song’s success is a testament to Nandy’s talent as a singer and songwriter. Stream below;