Adewale Ayuba

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The future of Nigerian music is represented by traditional Yoruba-style drummer and singer Adewale Ayuba (also known as Mr. Johnson). The leader of a 15-piece all-drum band, the Bonsue Fuji Organization,…
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The future of Nigerian music is represented by traditional Yoruba-style drummer and singer Adewale Ayuba (also known as Mr. Johnson). The leader of a 15-piece all-drum band, the Bonsue Fuji Organization, Ayuba has played an essential role in the evolution of Fuji, a form of juju played on traditional percussion instruments. Under Ayuba's direction, the group has developed a unique approach to Muslim-inspired call and response singing.