Old African Music

Rim Kwaku Obeng (Album Sampler)

Rim Kwaku Obeng and The Believers – Rim Arrives / International Funk were considered “lost” albums until this release in 2015.

Read on the Soundcloud page how Kwaku the drummer, born Samuel K. Mfojo, struggled to get his music recorded. From winning the admiration of Quincy Jones, but unable to work for him, to living 6 months homeless in London, till managing to finally meet Joan Armatrading he was supposed to record with… this is a constant fight until he was able to fulfill his promise, recording “Rim Arrives” in San Francisco in 1977…

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