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Jimmy Bangura Profile

Jimmy Bangura

Jimmy Bangura - Sierra Leone


Jimmy B, born Jimmy Bangura, is a Sierra Leonean musician, filmmaker, producer, and entertainer. He has been called the "Godfather of Sierra Leone music"

Jimmy B acted in Eddie Murphy's 1988' romantic comedy Coming to America before moving to South Africa, setting up a music studio there and achieving success as a musician.[3] After the end of the Sierra Leone Civil War in 2002, Jimmy B facilitated the release of several hip hop albums and compilations from Paradise Studio.

In 2014 Bangura privately funded Ebola 4 Go, a video educating people about ebola.[5] He has presented The Jimmy B Show, a radio show on Freetown's AiRadio which specializes in Sierra Leonean music.

In 2019 his teenage son drowned in the United States of America.

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