Omary Ally Mwanga, known professionally as Marioo, is a Tanzanian singer, songwriter, poet, and music producer. He was born in Temeke, Dar es Salaam and later on he was moved to Kibiti District to live with his grandmother. Omary now lives in Dar es Salaam, Mikocheni, where he writes, performs, and releases primarily bongo flava and kiswahili amapiano music. In 2022, Omary won three Tanzanian Music Awards from seven nominations.


Marioo was born in Temeke Dar es salaam to Wandengereko parents from Pwani region of Tanzania. When he was a kid, he was sent to live with his grandmother in Kibiti, Pwani region where he studied Primary school and later on joined secondary school.

When he was in form one in secondary school he dropped out of school and moved Temeke, Dar Es Salaam to live with his mother again. While in Dar Es Salaam Marioo started working at his uncle’s garage as a motor vehicle mechanic. It was during this time when he started writing songs for other musicians.

Marioo released his debut album “The Kid You Know” on December 9, 2022. The 16 track album saw Marioo working with different music heavyweights such as Rayvanny, Tyla, Harmonize, Ali Kiba and more.

In May 2023, Marioo released The Deluxe Edition Of The Kid You Know Album with three additional singles which are Sing, Tomorrow and Tunamjua

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