Onyeabor

Tayo Popoola is an amazing DJ/Muscician. I know of him through his incredible tech-house and ‘progressive’ breaks sets.

 

Tayo is a true DJ and therefore quite eclectic and thoughtful. He wrote and incredible piece on William Onyeabor to mark his unfortunate passing.

The enigmatic 1970s Nigerian musician who was a hipster favorite from London to Brooklyn

Pull quote:
“Onyeabor was hidden in plain sight, behind his body of work, with enough mystery around him for people to construct their own myths.”

Onyeabor is a hipster treasure for sure, but for good reason.

Here is the requisite David Byrne blessing:
Shorty-

Proper-

Also, a cool noisey piece on him

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