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YUBU

Funk | Afrobeat | Reggae | Blues 

 
 
 

GET TO KNOW YUBU

New Releases, Live Shows and Tours - Everything You Need to Know

For the most current promotional materials and updates about Yubu, keep reading below.
New album/single releases, upcoming live shows and tours. Stay informed!

 

BIO

#yubumusic

Yubu is a singer songwriter from Nairobi Kenya. 

He has explored a variety of genres, all the way from old school hiphop to alternative rock n roll, pop, soul,blues and reggae.
His experience with different genres and vocal prowess has enabled him to master the art of live performances as well as songwriting.

 

Albums available for streaming:

Cast a Spell (Live from Sun Studio)

https://open.spotify.com/album/1SigTcbYxziLCAa64wMcsw?si=MxArkRFeQiezdIdRSdZf0w

Bring me Water (Live from Sun Studio)

https://open.spotify.com/album/1rTzcgyAJ6PdUQ0Wv7snSS

On The Run 

https://open.spotify.com/album/1Z0B7xcIAAkYzSDDqVQvWr?si=HE-CjIURSQOXOL7Pdz7ueQ

Bad Case of Love

https://open.spotify.com/album/22u38igz9MgZ5g8EoGeqEf?si=r7TIHjdmSU6Bb82D3BZ4EA

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2022 SHOWS

YUBU'S LIVE PERFORMANCES

Friday Jan 21st (10:00pm - 12:30am)

Westy's Restaurant and Bar 

346 N Main St, Memphis, TN

 

Saturday Jan 29 (9pm-midnight)

Earnestine & Hazels

531 S Main St

 

Friday Feb 4 (8pm-11pm)

The Vault

124 GE Patterson Ave

 

Saturday Feb 5 (7pm-Midnight)

Rail Garten (Bob Marley Tribute)

2166 Central Ave

 

Saturday Feb 12th (7pm-8pm)

New Hope Church of The Nazarene 

4692 Macon Road 38122

 

Thursday Feb 17th (7pm)

Halloran Centre for Performing Arts

225 S Main St

 

Saturday Feb 19th (9pm-Midnight)

Earnestine & Hazels

531 S Main St

 

Friday Feb 25th (7pm-10pm)

Highlander Scottish Pub

78 N Main St

 

Saturday March 12th (8pm - 11:30pm)

The Cove Cocktail and Oyster Bar

2559 Broad Ave, Memphis

Friday March 25th (7pm-10pm)

Highlander Scottish Pub

78 N Main St

Saturday April 5th (8pm - 11:30pm)

The Cove Cocktail and Oyster Bar

2559 Broad Ave, Memphis

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WHY BLUES AND REGGAE?

These two musical genres were born out of oppression:

BLUES. Black Slaves would sing African spirituals, African chants and work songs while being forced to work in various plantations. This is where the blues was born.  

REGGAE. During the struggle for Jamaican Independence, the Jamaican youth combined rocksteady and ska to form Reggae music. It was their music of choice to express their struggle during that difficult time.

Blues and Reggae have served as a tool for education and communication among the oppressed. These genres have also served as a vehicle of peace between different cultures and communities.


In today's day and age, we need more of this music to educate and unite us all. 


 
 
 

CONTACT

901-240-1230

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