Hakeem Adam

Critic

Ghana

Hakeem Adam is an Accra‑based writer in love with communicating complex ideas in simple sentences. He’s also the founder and editor of DANDANO, a Pan African digital platform dedicated to the critical analysis of African film and music.

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Date: 12 Oct 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
Odunsi (The Engine) is a maverick musician. The Lagos-based singer and producer has been at the forefront of the burgeoning sonic revolution in African music being fueled by millennial culture, which is altering the expectations of an afro-fusion (Alte) sound. This movement is sort of similar to Larry Heard’s deep house movement as sincere release of emotion, rather than the mundane mathematical rhythm engineer the sound of the future. On his d ...