Category: Crew

Questlove on B-DEC: “One performance you are NOT to miss!”; announces Roots Picnic 2010 lineup

“If you have been to any of The Roots jam sessions, you know that [B-DEC] is one performance you are NOT to miss… they shut down Carnegie Hall… they shut down every performance they’ve been too..” Joining B-DEC at the Roots Picnic 2010 are Vampire Weekend, Mayer Hawthorne, The Clipse, The Very Best, Tune-Yards, Das […]

World Up Music Workshop with the IRC Refugee Youth Summer Academy 2009

World Up works with refugee children in New York City; Bajah and Co. visited them last year to share their own experiences as refugees from the civil war in Sierra Leone. World Up Music Workshop with the IRC Refugee Youth Summer Academy 2009 from World Up on Vimeo.

International debut dropping soon….. but the DJ Gravy-produced mixtape is here NOW

CLICK HERE and download Kings of Salone (this download contains the full mixtape, with each track as a seperate mp3) CLICK HERE if you’d prefer to download Kings of Salone as one, single mp3 file (one long stream of the mixtape with no interruptions)

BDEC Producers’ Work Nominated for Grammy!

Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew production team The Fyre Dept‘s work with Ledisi has been nominated for two Grammys in the categories of Best R&B Album (Turn Me Loose) and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (Goin’ Thru Changes).  Headed up by Eric Krasno (Soulive) and Adam Deitch (Wyclef Jean), Fyre Dept has also produced blazing tracks […]

Blitz The Ambassador – MTVU House Band Live ft. Bajah and other special guests

Last week, Blitz The Ambassador, armed with his band The Embassy Ensemble, a string section and a slew of special guests (John Forte, BAJAH, Kate Mattison, Tess and more) took over Royal Blue Studios in Brooklyn to record a live session for MTVU’s House Band series.  The studio is run by Robert Honablue, who has […]

BDEC at the Fela! on Broadway opening.

Opening night after party for the Broadway musical ‘Fela!’ held at Gotham Hall – Press Room. New York City, USA – 23.11.09 NY Times Review NY Mag Review

A-List: Sahr Ngaujah

Sahr Ngaujah brings high-energy Nigerian pop of Fela Kuti (Nigeria’s late Afrobeat jazz musician) to Broadway. Sahr is from Sierra Leone in West Africa. He is currently Art Director for the Sierra Leone Hip-Hop act BAJAH + THE DRY EYE CREW. Please find out more about the production and Ngaujah here.

Jimmy Fallon shouts out Bajah’s upcoming panel at Lincoln Center, hosted by WSJ

Last night on the show, Jimmy Fallon and ?uestlove  bantered about the August 4th Planet Hip-Hop panel on which Bajah will be featured, alongside Public Enemy’s Chuck D, entrepreneur Steve Stoute, and ?uestlove himself. The evening will be moderated by Wall Street Journal’s culture editor Christopher John Farley, as they discuss why hip-hop has gone […]

Brooklyn Go Hard

What’s it like to move from a small African nation to a big American city like New York? While Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew are digging their new lives in the hip-hop mecca of Brooklyn, they have had to do some adjusting. “For me, the thing I think is strange is, back home when […]

Who are the Crew?

They’re genuine superstars in their home country of Sierra Leone, packing the national stadium and inspiring legions of fans to do some crazy things to show their devotion. But in America, not everyone knows Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew… yet. Here, the Crew consists of Bajah, A-Klazz, and Dovy Dovy, three West African rappers/singers […]