Tony Allen



Tony Oladipo Allen (born 12 August 1940 in Lagos, Nigeria) ''is a Nigerian drummer, composer and songwriter who currently lives and works in Paris''.'' He is currently writing his autobiography "Tony Allen: Master Drummer of Afrobeat" with author/musician Michael E. Veal, who has previously written a comprehensive biography of Fela Kut''i.[citation needed] ''As drummer and musical director of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's band Africa 70 from 1968 to 1979, Allen was one of the primary co-founders of the genre ofAfrobeat music''. Fela once stated that, "without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat."[1] He has also been described by Brian Eno as "perhaps the greatest drummer who has ever lived."[2]



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Busi Mhlongo

Busi Mhlongo
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outh African music icon of "We Baba Omncane" fame, which was used for a global Adidas campaign in the early 2000s - had been fighting breast cancer for several years and died at the Albert Luthuli hospital in Durban on June 15. She was 62.

Born as Victoria Busisiwe Mhlongo, she is originally from Inanda in Kwa Zulu, Natal , South Africa, Busi Mhlongo was a virtuoso singer, dancer and composer whose music defies categorization. Drawing on various South African styles such as mbaqanga, maskanda, marabi and traditional Zulu, fused with contemporary elements from jazz, funk, rock, gospel, rap, opera, reggae and West African music she produces a fresh and exciting sound. Her infectious music and singing style have a universal appeal and her lyrics carry powerful and poignant messages. In the 1960s.

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  1. Isingeniso
  2. Afrika nithini na?
  3. Afrika Gongo
  4. Baba wethu
  5. Kutheni?
  6. Noya na?
  7. Amakholwa
  8. Udlala ngami
  9. Wahazulwa
  10. Amagugu

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