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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.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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Sho Madjozi Drops New Upbeat Mixtape 'What A Life'

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