Tony Allen, legendary drummer and pioneer of Afrobeat, died in Paris

Nigerian musician Tony Allen, drummer and creator of Afrobeat alongside his compatriot Fela Kuti, died on Thursday April 30 in Paris at the age of 79, his manager told AFP. ” The cause of death is not known “Said Eric Trosset, adding that he was not killed by the Covid-19 virus. ” He was in […]

Legendary drummer Tony Allen, one of the creators of Afrobeat, dies

The legendary Nigerian drummer and songwriter Tony Allen, one of the creators of the afrobeat style, died in Paris at the age of 79, his representative, Eric Trosset, reported today. Goodbye Tony! Your eyes saw what most couldn’t see. You are the coolest person on Earth. As you used to say, ‘there is no end’, […]