Tony Allen, the legendary Afrobeat Drummer, dead at 79

Tony Allen, the pioneering drummer who defined Afrobeat during his tenure with Fela Kuti, died Thursday evening at 79. Rolling Stone cornfimed the musician’s death through his manager, Eric Trosser. Allen, a Nigerian, was taken to Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris where he died of abdominal aortic aneurysm. As a member of Kuti’s band […]