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Okyerema Asante

Okyerema Asante has been played on NTS in shows including Trevor Jackson , featured first on 29 June 2014. Songs played include Sabi (Get Down).

Okyerema Asante is a master drummer from Ghana, famous for performing all parts of a traditional five-person drum group by himself. He attaches percussion instruments to various parts of his body and simultaneously plays drums, a balafon, and many other instruments. He has as many as 85 instruments in one performance. Coming from a family of drummers, Asante is an expert of traditional Ghanaian talking drums.

Asante is also known for playing with Paul Simon on his Graceland album.

Asante's own albums…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Sabi (Get Down)
Okyerema Asante
Atumpan Records1980
Sabi (Get Down)
Okyerema AsanteAtumpan Records1980
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