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Ahmed Janka Nabay

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Name  Ahmed Nabay

Role  Musician
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Albums  En Yay Sah, Bubu King, An Letah
Similar People  Janka Nabay and the Bubu, Javelin, Kings Go Forth, Delicate Steve, Geggy Tah

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Ahmed Janka Nabay is a Sierra Leonean musician who has been a major figure in Bubu Music, a traditionally Muslim music which is played by up to 20 musicians blowing into bamboo pipes of different sizes. Janka Nabay recorded his album in Forensic Studios in Freetown during the Sierra Leonean Civil War. Since moving to Washington, D.C. in 2003, Janka Nabay has continued to play bubu music, including a performance at the CMJ College Music Marathon in New York in 2009 and 2010. In June 2010, he formed a full band, Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang, with members of four Brooklyn indie rock groups Skeletons, Gang Gang Dance, and Starring. In 2012, Janka's band announced that they had signed a three-album record deal with David Byrne's record label, Luaka Bop.

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Ahmed Janka Nabay An African Star Has an American Revival WSJ

Janka Nabay is of Mandingo and Temne descent, two of the ethnic groups within Sierra Leone.

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Janka Nabay and The Bubu Gang @ Metro Gallery


Discography

Disarm, Recorded at Island Studio Freetown, Side A: 1) Dis-Arm, 2) Dance to the Bu-Bu 3) Lek You Culture 4) Some Body. Side B: 1) Yay Su Tan Tan, 2) On the Bu-Bu 3) Dance to the Bu-Bu, 4) Dis-Arm
Bubu King, True Panther Sounds, 2010.
An Letah, True Panther Sounds/Luaka Bop, 2012.
En Yay Sah, Luaka Bop, 2012


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References

Ahmed Janka Nabay Wikipedia


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