Ayub Ogada, United Kingdom


Ayub Ogada
Ayub Ogada is a musician from Kenya. A singer, he also performs on the traditional east African stringed instrument, the nyatiti of the Luo people. Born in Mombasa, Ogada co-founded the African Heritage Band in 1979 and played in it for several years. Ogada arrived in the United Kingdom in 1986, and in 1993 recorded the album En Mana Kuoyo on Peter Gabriel’s Real World label. His music has also been heard on the soundtrack of the 2005 film The Constant Gardener and collaborates with Susheela Raman on several tracks on her “Salt Rain” album, such as “O Rama” . In addition, Ayub Ogada has collaborated with the Afro Celt Sound System on their first and fourth releases. In July 2005 he performed at the Live 8 concert, Eden Project as an opening act. To get the latest news about his recent work, go to his myspace site.
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