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- Alhaji Jeffrey "Black Nature" Kamara Vocals, The Refugee All Stars
- Ashade Pearce Guitarist, The Refugee All Stars
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- Abdul Rahim “Arahim” Kamara Harmony Vocals/ Harmonica, The Refugee All Stars
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- Idrissa Mallam Bangura Bass Player, The Refugee All Stars
- Jahson Gbassay Bull Guitarist, The Refugee All Stars
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