Trybesmen

Trybesmen (also known as Da Trybe) is an African hip-hop group from Lagos, Nigeria. The Nigerian newspaper NEXT describes them as "one of the pioneers of hip hop in Nigeria"[1] and the BBC called the group "legendary" in 2005.[2]

Trybesmen
Also known asThe Run DMC of Africa
OriginLagos, Nigeria
GenresHip hop
LabelsDa Trybe, Storm Records
Associated actsEldee, Sasha P, 2Shotz, olaDELe, Banky W
MemberseLDee The Don
olaDELe
T.K.O
Past membersFreestyle
KaBoom

The three original members, known as Eldee, Kaboom and Freestyle, first met in 1994 in Lagos.[3] Their first album, L.A.G Style Volume 1., was released in 1999 to positive reviews.[4] Their hits included "Trybal Marks" and "Shake Bodi."[5] Two members, eLDee and Freestyle, recorded solo albums after the group broke up.[1] They reunited to perform at an awards ceremony in Abuja in 2009.[6]

MembersEdit

Current membersEdit

Former membersEdit

  • Freestyle
  • KaBoom

Trybesmen Solo LabelEdit

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

SinglesEdit

  • Trybal Marks
  • Shake Bodi

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2009-10-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ TRYBESMEN (Former homepage at MSN Groups with band biography, copy at the Internet Archive)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-16. Retrieved 2009-10-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-11. Retrieved 2009-10-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved 2009-10-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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