Lagos, Nigeria (1965 – present)
Sola Akingbola is percussionist and band member of Jamiroquai, the UK's multi-million album selling Acid-Jazz Funk band. Sola is integral to the Jamiroquai sound - along with drummer, Derrick Mckenzie, he produced the groove chemistry that has rocked the last five albums.
It was Derrick McKenzie who first got Sola the Jamiroquai gig: Derrick had been given the task of finding a new percussionist, and he had three names on his short list. Which one to call first? Intrigued by Sola… read more
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