WHAT MAKES UP JUST A BAND?
50% Do it yourself - The band directs its own videos, produces its own music and designs its own websites.
HOW TO MAKE A JAB VIDEO:
Make sure video has nothing to do with song.
Add in nostalgia by the tonne.
Use lots of old clothes, wigs and masks.
Use more filters than your younger sisters Instagram feed.
WHEN YOU MEET JAB:
Say: Shouldn’t you guys be creating advertisements? You’d put many marketing departments out of business. Don’t think of it as selling out, you are cashing in!
Don’t say: Makmende amerudi. Alienda wapi tena?
What makes up Just A Band?
2008: Scratch to reveal
2012: Sorry for the delay
Name: Just A Band (Self-described musical geeks)
Age: 13 years
Famous For: Going viral before Whatsapp was a thing, Cool album names, introducing Makmende to a younger generation, being the band you pretend to listen to on your first date, being underappreciated at home, making videos with no skimpily dressed girls.
Mbithi Masya, Bill Sellanga and Dan Muli. Past members : Jim Chuchu.
Nyoyo na Uji- the name of JAV production house.
Boflo - the name of the puppet in JAB video: Hey!
16 punches and 1 kick: the number of blows Makmende throws in Just A Band hit, Ha He.
8 years since JAB uploaded their first video to YouTube.
3 ALBUMS and 3 Eps
Most popular JAB member on Twitter: Blinky Bill: 7.2K followers on Twitter
Least Popular: Daniel Muli: 1.2K