Ali Saleh Kiba, better known by his stage names Ali Kiba and King Kiba, is a musician from Tanzania. He was born in 1986. He founded the Kings Music label and hails from Kigoma.

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In East African countries including Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda, Ali Kiba’s album “Cinderella” became an instant hit.

His biggest hits are the songs Mwana, Aje, Chekecha Cheketua, Cinderella, Nakshi Mrembo, Usiniseme, Dushelele, Single Boy with Lady Jaydee, Mapenzi Yana Run Dunia, and Macmuga. He worked with R. Kelly and other African musicians on their album One8. As of 2017, he has been leading Rockstar4000 as its director.

The singles “Mwana” and “Chekecha” followed his return from a three-year absence. At the 2015 Tanzania Music Awards, he took home six trophies and set a new record for the most downloaded song of the year. The Tanzanian music scene counts Ali Kiba among its all-time greats.

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After a six-year absence, the first Tanzania Music Awards were presented on April 2, 2022, and he won five of them, setting a new record in Tanzania. Best Male Artist People’s Choice, Best Music Video for his big single “Salute” with Nigerian Rudeboy, Best Melodic Songwriter of the Year, and Best East African Artist were all awards bestowed upon Alikiba that night. His third studio album, “Only One King,” was released in 2021.

After taking home five prizes at the 2022 Tanzania Music Awards, Alikiba surpassed previous award winners Nandy and Marioo to become the most decorated Tanzanian musician of all time.

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