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Definition of the noun Benga

What does Benga mean as a name of something?


  1. [music] A genre of Kenyan popular music


Who is Benga?

Benga is a British musician from Croydon, known for being the pioneer of dubstep record production. As a teenager he used to hang out at the Big Apple record shop in Croydon and make his own tunes at home on a PlayStation. The tunes caught the attention of dubstep producer Hatcha, who worked at the shop, and, by the age of 15, Benga had made his first record, "Skank", released on Big Apple's own record label. He was also one of the first dubstep producers when the style was emerging in the early 2000s. He has been featured on a variety of compilations including Mary Anne Hobbs's Warrior Dubz, Tempa's The Roots of Dubstep and the BBC Radio 1Xtra anniversary mix.

  • also known as Adegbenga Adejumo, Benga's real name is Benga Adejumo!
  • born on (28 years ago) in London
  • profession: Record producer, disc jockey
  • member of musical groups:
  • genres: Dubstep, UK Garage
  • albums: "Newstep", "Crunked Up", "Diary of an Afro Warrior", "Invasion", "Stop Watching", "Comb 60s", "Buzzin' / One Million", "Electro Scratch / The Germ", "Benga Beats Volume 1", "Addicts / Megatection", "Spooksville / Dreamscape 24", "Phaze: One", "Night", "10 Tons Heavy", "Hydro / Walkin' Bass / Elektro / Afrika", "The Judgement", "Benga EP Vol. 2", "Biscuit Factory / Bass Face", "Military / Panik Room", "Kinky / Assumptions (Benga Remix)", "Faithless / Acid Lie", "Trapped in a Dark Bubble / Technocal", "Forefather", "Skank / Dose", "I Will Never Change", "Choke Hold / Surrender", "Transformer / Shake It", "Chapter II", "The Cyberman", "The Southside EP", "Pleasure EP", "We're Coming Out"
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Phrases with Benga

  1. Caenides Benga
  2. Species Caenides Benga

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Benga

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Google previewThe Calcutta Review (1888)

The worm is called benga, and the process of sowing or placing them is called benga lagdna. The worms remain on the tree till the cocoon is fully formed, that is , till September, when the cocoons are picked, and the same process is repeated ...

Google previewThe Culture of AIDS in Africa (2011)

Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts by Gregory Barz, Judah Cohen

Benga is a popular music style originally associated with the Luo of western Kenya. “Artiste” is a common spelling of the word “artist” in Kenyan media. “Balaa ” is an unreleased 2004 single provided by Border Klan. This English translation is ...

Google previewWhen Lenin Lost His Brain (2015)

Fascinating Footnotes from History by Giles Milton

Ota Benga is a well-developed little man, ...

Google previewJournal of a cruise among the islands of the western Pacific (1853)

including the Feejees and others inhabited by the Polynesian negro races, in Her Majesty's ship Havannah by John Elphinstone Erskine

Benga is an island from thirty to forty miles round, and has from twenty to thirty towns or villages, averaging, perhaps, a hundred and fifty inhabitants in each — men, women, and children included. It is rather high and mountainous, almost ...

Google previewThe Missionary Magazine (1862)

The Benga is a beautiful and systematic language, extremely ...

Google previewWhen Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain (2016)

History's Unknown Chapters by Giles Milton

Ota Benga is a well-developed little man, ...

Google previewOr Words to That Effect (2016)

Orality and the writing of literary history by Daniel F. Chamberlain, J. Edward Chamberlin

The story Trastune benga is a case in point (32). Sixth, Romani literature glorifies Romani culture or romipen, invoking the patriotic proclamation Upre Roma (Up, Roma!) and calls upon gadže “to treat Roma as human beings” as examples of ...

Google preview“...And Then What Happened?” (2013)

by Victor Kelley

” “Ota benga is a well-developed little man, ...

Google previewGrammar and Dictionary of the Buluba-Lulua Language as Spoken in the Upper Kasai and Congo Basin (1906)

by William McCutchan Morrison

hldla, benga, nyoka, dlula. Renowned, adj., nlne, tumbe(p.p. of tumba, to be renowned) .

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

Related to Benga. Bebele: also called Bamvele. 24,000 speakers in Cameroon, Minta subdivision, Upper Sanaga, Center Province; and Diang subdivision, Lom- and Djeram division, East Province. Dialects are Eki, Manyok. Related to Beti ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

There is also a vast number of petty hedge schools, of which no statistics exist BENGA'L, Bay of, a portion of the Indian Ocean, of the figure of a triangle, or rather of a quadrangle, for the northern extremity, instead of miming to a point, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

Sanscrit an open consonant immediately preceding the final letand Benga ter of the infinitive. The second is composed of those * +" words whose final letter is preceded by another vowel or £, open consonant going before it. The third consists ...


BENGA'L LIGHT, BLUE LIGHT, or BENGAL FIRE, is a brilliant signal-light used at sea during shipwreck, and in ordinary pyrotechny for illuminating a district of country. It is prepared from nitre, sulphur, and the tersnlphuret of antimony.

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Scrabble value of B3E1N1G2A1

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