AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Janka Nabay

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Friday, November 22nd, 2013

L’Afrique Est Un Pays

This past October was the Dutty Artz crew’s 6 year anniversary, so we decided to celebrate by releasing a compilation in the form of a series of four free geographically-oriented EPs with accompanying DJ mixes. The final edition has Africa as its loose geographic focus (even though we’ve already dipped into Africa with our What Edward Said EP), and is

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

10 Albums You Might Have Missed This Year

This list of 10 albums by African artists probably says more about my own musical preferences than it does about all those other “Best Albums of 2012″ year-end lists floating around on the web which didn’t include...

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Friday Bonus Music Break, N°18

Another ten music videos that we’ve been playing a lot recently. The first one above. Kudurista Titica’s ‘Ablua’ is a stomper. (Talking about Angolan music, and its history: Marissa Moorman has been consulting Afropop Worldwide for a...

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

The Bubu Ambassador

We’ve posted on Janka Nabay, the Bubu King from Sierra Leone now creating his music on the US east coast. (See our previous posts here.) He has a new single, ‘Eh Man Ah’. Listen.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Janka in America

By Chief Boima This past September I had the privilege to see Ahmed Janka Nabay, a Sierra Leonean singer currently living on the U.S. East Coast, perform at an underground party in Brooklyn, New York.  I had...

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

The Bubu King

The new video for “Eh Congo” by Janka Nabay, the premier exponent of Sierra Leone’s frantic Bubu Music. He also has a new album. Via The Fader.