Video

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.

Popular
(Youtube)

The 10 Best Nigerian Songs of the Month (October)

Featuring Olamide, Niniola, Joeboy, Mr Eazi, Banky W, Made Kuti, AYLØ, Wande Coal x Wale and more

Here are the Nigerian tracks we had on repeat in the month of October.

Follow our NAIJA HITS playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

The 24 Best South African Songs of the Month (October)

Featuring Riky Rick, K.O, AKA, Prince Kaybee, Makhadzi, Zanda Zakuza and others.