William Onyeabor : Heaven and Hell
In 1977 Nigerian electro-funk pioneer William Onyeabor released his debut album, Crashes In Love. It was the first of eight albums he released on his own label in southeast Nigeria, all prized by collectors. Some of the drum beats are simply sensational.
David Byrne, who's Luaka Bop label released a collection of Onyeabor's, wrote this about Onyeabor in January of 2017, shortly after the musician's death: