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Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang 'Feba'

Watch Janka Nabay's musiuc video for his African music single "Feba."


Sierra Leonean bubu king Janka Nabay returns after a long drought with this music video for "Feba," the lead single from Nabay and his group The Bubu Gang's standout En Yay Sah album from last year. As Janka tells Stereogum, "'Feba' tackles a difficult side to paternity: [the song] is about a baby that you have with a woman that you are really are in love with, but you are not totally sure is yours. Even though the baby looks sort of like you, you are still not sure of the back story.” Watch the Jon Casey-directed music video for "Feba" below.

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Photo: Kelenna Ogboso.

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