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Just a Band

Full Name: Bill "Blinky" Sellanga, Dan Muli, Mbithi Masya
Country of Birth: Kenya
Gender: Group
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Industry: Music
Speciality: Music Group

Just a Band is a House/Funk/Disco band based in Nairobi, Kenya that was formed when the members were then studying at the Kenyatta University. They released their first song "Iwinyo Piny" accompanied by a self-made animated music video. Initially the song received little airplay due to its unconventional musical style, but with time it gain popularity. Their debut album “Scratch to Reveal” was moderately successful. What put them on the music industries map was their second single 'Ha-He' on 17 March 2010 with its iconic music video. The video has successively been described as Kenya's first viral internet meme by the Wall Street Journal, CNN and Fast Company. Their music has explored various musical directions such as, but not limited to Jazz, Hip-Hop, Disco and Electronica. The band is also notable for their DIY (do-it-yourself) aesthetic which includes writing, recording and engineering their own music. They have been nominated for the Pulse Music Video Awards 2015, in the category Best Cinematography of the Year for their video “Winning in Life”.


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