Babatunde Olatunji

Babatunde Olatunji
1927 - 2003

Babatunde Olatunji  Nigerian Musician


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First Name Babatunde
Last Name Olatunji
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th April, 1927
Birthplace Ajido, Lagos State, Nigeria
Died 6th April, 2003
Place of Death Salinas, California, United States
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Nigerian
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Musician
Music Genre (Text) World music, Apala
Music Genre International, Percussion
Origin New York City, United States
Year(s) Active 1959–2003
Music Style African Folk, Nigerian, World Fusion, Jazz, West African, African Traditions, Afro-Pop, Worldbeat
Music Mood Freewheeling, Energetic, Hypnotic, Organic, Rousing
Instrument Percussion, Vocals, Traditional Drumming
Instrument (text) Drums, Percussion, Djembe
Record Label Columbia, CBS, Narada, Virgin, EMI, Chesky
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Michael Babatunde Olatunji (April 7, 1927 – April 6, 2003) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist, and recording artist.

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