High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! X Plastaz is a hip hop group from Arusha, Tanzania, consisting of six members; the brothers Nelly (aka Ruff-Nell), Gsan, and Ziggy, Maasai singer Yamat Ole Meipuko, and two teenage siblings of the brothers. THe group was formed in 1996 and has had the aforementioned line-up since 2001. THe X-Plastaz is one of the most successful groups out of Tanzania, with a unique twist they have a traditional Maasai singer wearing traditional Maasai clothing. THey focus their sound and style on the Maasai tradition, which is a new path for Bongo Flava. THeir main vocals are largely based on Maasai sounds and deep a capella chanting, with rapping in Swahili and Haya languages. THis type of music is slower paced than other hip hop in Africa.