Yubu is a singer songwriter based in Memphis TN, originally from Nairobi Kenya.
His style can be defined as fresh, nostalgic and electrifying -- fusing reggae, funk, afrobeat, and bluesrock into a tasteful listening experience. The energy and passion which resonates from Yubu’s music is sure to be felt by a global audience. From the strum of the guitar and the conviction of his vocals, the catchy-nostalgic melodies, to the thought provoking lyrics, Yubu aims to create an unforgettable live music experience for music lovers. His hope is to take them to a spiritual musical paradise. A little hip-shaking, finger snapping, head nodding never hurt anybody!
Yubu calls Bob Marley, James Brown and Hugh Masekela his greatest influences. He stands out from other artists because his musical origins were shaped not only from the traditional sounds of the vast Kenyan and African landscape but also from the gritty streets and neighborhoods of Memphis, TN.