"This guy’s a fucking phenomenon, bordering on genius"

"This guy’s a fucking phenomenon, bordering on genius"

   "Janka Nabay is the king of Bubu music."

"Janka Nabay is the king of Bubu music."

   "Bubu music is ancient;  En Yay Sah  offers a powerfully modern, cosmopolitan introduction to its complex and vibrant rhythms."

"Bubu music is ancient; En Yay Sah offers a powerfully modern, cosmopolitan introduction to its complex and vibrant rhythms."

   "Janka Nabay sounds like a white-tooth smile a mile wide."

"Janka Nabay sounds like a white-tooth smile a mile wide."

   "Nabay... create[s] newfangled, feel-good, Sierra Leonean folk-dance music that anyone from age 5 to 95 could enjoy." 

"Nabay... create[s] newfangled, feel-good, Sierra Leonean folk-dance music that anyone from age 5 to 95 could enjoy." 

   "In the past decade, Nabay has traced an arc from elbow-rubbing with African heads of state and rebel generals to working at a Pennsylvania fried-chicken joint to sweating it out in Brooklyn DIY venues...."

"In the past decade, Nabay has traced an arc from elbow-rubbing with African heads of state and rebel generals to working at a Pennsylvania fried-chicken joint to sweating it out in Brooklyn DIY venues...."

   "A rising world-music star."

"A rising world-music star."

   "Once a stadium-filling icon in Sierra Leonne, now a rising rookie in the States."

"Once a stadium-filling icon in Sierra Leonne, now a rising rookie in the States."