The Modern Bubu King: Janka Nabay's Luaka Bop Documentary
For their 25th anniversary, Luaka Bop releases a short documentary on bubu king Janka Nabay.
For their 25th anniversary, Luaka Bop are prepping a series of documentary shorts about each artist on their label. In this recent one, we follow Sierra Leone's modern bubu king Janka Nabay to his current residence in Washington, DC, where he talks about "sticking with bubu music," moving to the U.S. over ten years ago and the events & people that eventually helped him land on the Luaka Bop roster. Watch the Inigo Garayo-directed documentary on Janka Nabay below.