Meet The First Nigerian To Win A Grammy Award

First Nigerian to receive a Grammy award, Late Pa Michael Babatunde Olatunji who during his time was an excellent drummer, educator, social activist, and recording artist. 

According to Wikipedia, he is a native of Ajido-Badagry, Lagos state, and was part of Mickey Hart’s Planet Drum projects, including the album Planet Drum, which won the Grammy Award for Best World Music Album of 1991, the first year for which the award was given.

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