Sierra Leone

Back to Map
Sierra Leone

Janka Nabay

by Editor | 27th June 2017

Janka Nabay is known as the main moderniser of Sierra Leone’s Bubu music. Now based in Brooklyn but using techniques that hark back to his first musical recordings in ’90s Freetown, Nabay uses a range of synths, samplers and drum machines to create his addictive sound, aided and abetted by musical collaborators Boshra AlSaadi, Michael […]

Read full article
Sierra Leone

Kondi Band

by Editor | 27th April 2017

Having spent many years busking alone in Freetown, after most of his friends and family fled the Sierra Leone capital during the civil war, no one can accuse Sorie Kondi of not paying his dues. In his latter years the thumb piano maestro, who used to perform through a distorted amp strapped to his back, […]

Read full article
Sierra Leone

Mags

by Editor | 20th February 2017

Rising singer-songwriter Mags has her eyes on producing epic pop with a soul bent. Unashamedly focusing on mainstream aesthetics, her tunes centre around catchy choruses.

Read full article
New Finds MORE ENTRIES

Janka Nabay

by Editor | 27th June 2017

Janka Nabay is known as the main moderniser of Sierra Leone’s Bubu music. Now based in Brooklyn but using techniques that hark back to his first musical recordings in ’90s Freetown, Nabay uses a range of synths, samplers and drum machines to create his addictive sound, aided and abetted by musical collaborators Boshra AlSaadi, Michael […]

Read full article