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Tony Allen is Dead! Afrobeat mourns a legend

The sad news that Tony Allen uncontested Afrobeat  drummer king is dead hit us hard and we couldnt say much than a joyous farewell to the afrobeat legend.

‘Without Tony Allen  there will be no Afrobeat ‘ fela confessed  about this talented and world famous  drummer.

Around 1970 when Afrobeat  was being created by Fela, Tony Allen was there and his input in the creation of the renowned African music genre can be felt all over Afrobeat.

The fact is anywhere  that Afrobeat  is prominently mentioned then you will certainly hear Tiny Allen’s name.

He was born in Lagos in 1940 and throughout his life he dedicated  everything to music even after the passing away of his love time pal Fela.

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