DELE SOSIMI

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Dele Sosimi stands out as one of the most active musicians currently on the Afrobeat scene worldwide.

Dele’s career began when he joined Fela’s Anikulapo-Kuti’s Egypt 80, where he played keyboards for 7 years (1979-1986). Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was the founder of the style of music known as Afrobeat. The music is a blend of complex but highly danceable funk grooves, Nigerian traditional music (including hi-life), African percussion, underpinning the jazz horns and solos from other instruments, as well as rhythmical singing. Dele was the rhythm keyboard player for Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s Egypt 80 and worked and toured extensively with Fela around the world…

During Fela’s incarceration in 1984, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti – Fela’s son and Dele’s childhood/school friend took over the reins temporarily and led the band Egypt 80. During this period, Dele developed his arranging skills as the musical director of the band. He re-orchestrated and re-arranged for the Egypt 80 and
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DELE SOSIMI Turbulent Times album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Turbulent Times
World Fusion 2002
DELE SOSIMI Identity album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Identity
World Fusion 2007
DELE SOSIMI Wahala Identity Mix (Sosue Soulkomplex Remixes) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wahala Identity Mix (Sosue Soulkomplex Remixes)
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 2009
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You No Fit Touch Am
World Fusion 2015
DELE SOSIMI Dele Sosimi Meets Prince Fatty & Nostalgia 77 ‎: You No Fit Touch Am In Dub album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dele Sosimi Meets Prince Fatty & Nostalgia 77 ‎: You No Fit Touch Am In Dub
World Fusion 2016

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