Achigo Band used to be called Orchestra Marquis, champions of Swahili dance music. Veteran musicians from various “muziki wa dansi” bands had joined forces to make the Achigo Band. Mwanza Mpango King Kiki and Kasongo Mpinda Clayton lended their smooth vocals to the group, along with a cast of stars of the past 30 years of prominent performing artists from the Dar es Salaam scene.