Tony Allen, legendary drummer and Afrobeat co-founder, dies at 79

Tony Allen, legendary drummer and Afrobeat co-founder, dies at 79

The Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, has died unexpectedly at the age of 79 in Paris on Thursday. The exact cause of death is not known but was not linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s band, Africa ’70, in the 60s and 70s. Artists including Major Lazer, Gilles Peterson and Flea have paid tribute to Allen on Twitter.

Milan
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Aaron
Aaron 3 months

That's a shame, I just start getting in this music, ordered a couple of cds

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