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Babatunde Olatunji (April 7, 1927 – April 6, 2003) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist and recording artist. Olatunji was born in the village of Ajido, a small town near Badagry, Lagos State, in southwestern Nigeria. A member of the Yoruba people, Olatunji was introduced to traditional African music at an early age. He read in Reader's Digest magazine about the Rotary International Foundation's scholarship program, and applied for it. He came to the United States of America in 1950… read more

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  • Avatar for juepucta
    mama ko mama sa maka makossa!
  • Avatar for Nord-Sud
    Le grand Babatunde Olatunji, Grand Fils du Pays Yoruba!
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  • Avatar for Ibby2506
    great tekkers with the drums!
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  • Avatar for ashleyrobb
    i remember picking drums of passion up on vinyl, listening and then freaking out when i knew the melodies--serge gainsbourg! he took this entire album and had fun with it.
  • Avatar for Harfang
    DOMINIRA! <3 <3 <3
  • Avatar for chellfreak
    what a beauty :)
  • Avatar for phogasmic
    amazing. Reminds me of great house music.
  • Avatar for araujof
    great tracks

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