"This guy’s a fucking phenomenon, bordering on genius"
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Once a stadium-filling icon in Sierra Leonne, now a rising rookie in the States."