The YBB: Young Boys Band, are a collective of children living in one of the compounds in Lusaka Zambia. Around a year ago they got together to create their own drumband. Not only did these kids teach themselves to play, but they also made their own instruments from disregarded items.

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  1. This is the type of ingenuity and heart warming focus required to be part of the basis for future music and cultural programs. Good to know that in spite of growing up with the current mediocre, materialistic and faux music industry the next generation may just remain untainted by garbage and show willingness to lead the way to a new definition of our creative and cultural possibilities. I wonder if the other boy group who play at traffic lights in the capital will get to shine too.

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  2. Wow – we cant even educate our own kids as a nation and so like we the grown ups, they have learnt to beg like the government is busy begging for money from the west so that they feed the hungry starving zambian people. Uluse ine. Africa, my africa, my grandmother (singing sadly)……….

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  3. Very young boys, they can’t continue with school because of fees and other reasons. What do they do? Come up with an ingenious way to keep themselves relevant and a chance to earn. What do university EDUCATED graduates do??

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  4. I’m a musical promoter based in the USA and would like to help the kinds thru my company the Voice Of Judah kindly get me in touch with them thru email or 5135473173

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  5. That is the Christian nation for you, hahahaha!
    “Only Jesus Christ the son of God can solve the problems Zambia is facing.” – Chishimba Kambwili

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