Tony Allen

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The man who put the beat in Afrobeat as the drummer (and occasional leader) of Fela Kuti's Africa '70.
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Year Album Artist
2018 DJ-Kicks Deetron Composer, Primary Artist
2018 OTO Live Series Tony Allen / Jimi Tenor Primary Artist
2018 The Seed Tony Allen / Jeff Mills Primary Artist
2018 Tomorrow Comes the Harvest Tony Allen / Jeff Mills Primary Artist
2017 A Tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Tony Allen Primary Artist
2017 Mandela Effect Gonjasufi Featured Artist
2017 Mogoya Oumou Sangare Composer, Featured Artist
2017 Oh, Vita! Jovanotti Bateria
2017 On Fire Tony Allen Primary Artist, Composer
2017 Push and Pull Tony Allen Primary Artist, Composer
2017 The Source Tony Allen Primary Artist, Drums, Arranger, Composer
2016 Afro Cerrone Featured Artist, Vocals
2016 Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra Drums
2016 Everything Is No Thing Jah Wobble / Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart Drums
2016 Red Lips Cerrone Drums, Featured Artist
2016 Saxentric Jimi Tenor Drums
2016 Twentyears Air Drums
2015 Film of Life [Remix EP] Tony Allen Primary Artist
2015 Musiques Metisses: 40 Ans de Festival D'Angouleme Tony Allen / Cesária Évora / Salif Keita Primary Artist, Composer
2015 Sounding Lines Moritz von Oswald Trio Drums
2015 Unlock the Lock: The Kent Records Story 1958-1962, Vol. 1 Composer, Primary Artist
2014 Film of Life Tony Allen Primary Artist, Drums, Composer, Congas, Vocals
2014 Gold & Silver Days Foster & Allen Producer, Vocals
2014 Mundo Meu Flavia Coelho Drums, Featured Artist
2013 Bloc Party Tapes Bloc Party / Kele Primary Artist
2013 La Increible Historia de un Hombre Bueno Depedro Composer, Featured Artist
2013 Red Hot + Fela Composer, Primary Artist
2012 Appia Kwa Bridge Ebo Taylor Drums
2012 Dr. Dee Damon Albarn Drums
2012 Rocket Juice & the Moon Rocket Juice & the Moon Group Member
2012 Tapes Foals Composer, Primary Artist
2012 The Complete Works of Fela Anikulapo Kuti Fela Kuti Drums
2011 DJ-Kicks Motor City Drum Ensemble Primary Artist
2011 Fabric 57 Agoria Composer, Primary Artist
2010 Black Voices Re-Visited Tony Allen Primary Artist, Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Composer
2010 Jamm Cheikh Lô Drums
2010 Synchro System/Aura King Sunny Ade Drums, Guest Artist
2009 A Bend in the River Roberto Occhipinti Drums
2009 Afrobeat Club (Black Box) Primary Artist
2009 Hed Kandi: Serve Chilled Drums
2009 Inspiration Information, Vol. 4 Tony Allen / Jimi Tenor Primary Artist, Composer, Drums
2009 New Jazz Divas Primary Artist
2009 ReCreation Zap Mama Guest Artist, Drums, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2009 Rough Guide to Afrobeat Revolution Composer, Primary Artist
2009 Secret Agent Tony Allen Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Composer, Lyricist
2009 Seya Oumou Sangare Drums
2009 The Rough Guide to Afrobeat Revival Primary Artist
2008 African Fever Primary Artist
2008 Cafe Mambo Ibiza 08: Mixed by Andy Cato Andy Cato Drums
2008 Frank Zappa's Jukebox Primary Artist
2008 Good Times: London Norman Jay Primary Artist
2008 In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 Drums, Claves, Shaker, Primary Artist
2008 Kilode Reworks by Waajeed Tony Allen Primary Artist
2008 Lagos Baby 1963-69 Fela Kuti Liner Notes, Drums
2008 Lagos Shake: A Tony Allen Chop Up Tony Allen Primary Artist
2008 Son Palenque Reworks Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 10 Year Story Groove Armada Main Personnel, Drums
2007 Afro Disco Beat Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 Alagron Close/Why Black Man Dey Suffer Fela Kuti / Fela Kuti & Africa 70 Drums, Leader, Soloist
2007 Awa Na Re: Bonde Do Role Remix Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 Higher Calling Dwayne Kerr Drums
2007 Ise Nla: Wareika Hill Sounds Rework Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 Kilode Remixes Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 Lovebox Weekender Groove Armada Drums
2007 Moyege: Mark's Disco Dub Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 Nu Afro Primary Artist
2007 Ole: Moritz von Oswald Remix Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 One Tree: Deep Roots Mix Terrence Parker Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 One Tree: Spirit of Unity Mix Terrence Parker Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 Pocket Symphony Air Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals, Drums, Drum
2007 Sankofa/One Tree/Ole Tony Allen Primary Artist
2007 Soundboy Rock Groove Armada Drums
2007 Supermoon Zap Mama Guest Artist
2007 The Good, the Bad & the Queen The Good Member of Attributed Artist, Drums
2006 5:55 Charlotte Gainsbourg Guest Artist, Drums
2006 Bon Voyage: Worldy Sounds Primary Artist
2006 Herculean The Good Drums, Group Member
2006 Lagos No Shaking Tony Allen Primary Artist, Drums, Composer
2006 Messin' Around: A Decade of Dancefloor Jazz Primary Artist
2005 Africa Deluxe: African Chilled Beats Primary Artist
2005 Africanism III Africanism Allstars Drums
2005 Afro Beats Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Afrobeat Visions Bukky Leo Drums
2005 Antigua Tom & Joy Drums
2005 Celebrate Africa Primary Artist
2005 Essential Afrobeat Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Jazz Beats Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Oi! The Rarities, Vol. 3 Drums, Group Member
2005 Resistances Jeff Sharel Guest Artist
2005 The Rough Guide to African Music for Children Primary Artist
2004 Africanism II Bob Sinclar Primary Artist
2004 Afrobeat Sessions Producer, Vocals, Drums
2004 All Children in School Drums
2004 Black Magic Jimmy Cliff Main Personnel, Drums
2004 Live Tony Allen Primary Artist, Vocals, Drums, Composer
2004 Nu Soul Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Planet Buzz Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Politics Sébastien Tellier Drums
2004 The Very Best of Africa, Vol. 2 Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Upwards Ty Producer, Drums, Vocals (Background)
2004 World Beat Sessions Drums, Percussion
2003 African Disco Primary Artist
2003 African Xpress Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Awards for World Music Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Cool Summer [Wagram] Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Fragil Primary Artist
2003 LateNightTales Nightmares on Wax Drums, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Love Trap Susheela Raman Drums
2003 Lowrider Oldies, Vol. 4-6: Cruisin' Chrome Series Primary Artist
2003 Old School Oldies Composer
2003 The All-Star Game Marshall Allen / Hamid Drake / Kidd Jordan Composer
2002 25 All-Time Doo Wop Hits Composer
2002 African Chill [Manteca] Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Africanesque Primary Artist
2002 Afrobeat Primary Artist
2002 Brotherhood Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble Producer, Drums
2002 Eager Hands and Restless Feet: The Best of Tony Allen Tony Allen Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Liner Notes, Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Composer
2002 East Side Story, Vol. 1-12 Composer
2002 Home Cooking Tony Allen Primary Artist, Vocals, Drums, Claves, Shaker, Composer
2002 Mood to Chill Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Mundial Muzique, Vol. 2 Drums, Primary Artist
2002 No Accomodation for Lagos/No Discrimination [Evolver] Tony Allen Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Drums, Composer
2002 Quango: AfroTech Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Red Hot + Riot: The Music and Spirit of Fela Kuti Drums, Primary Artist
2002 Running Wild Monty Sunshine Drums
2002 Songs for Sandy Digby Fairweather Drums
2002 The Rough Guide to the Music of Nigeria and Ghana Composer, Primary Artist
2002 The Very Best of World Duets Composer, Primary Artist
2001 A Guide to the Rough Guides Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble Producer, Drums
2001 Ascension Presents the Funky Lowlives The Funky Lowlives Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Everything Scatter/Noise for Vendor Mouth Fela Kuti / Fela Kuti & Africa 70 Drums, Leader
2001 Impala Lounge Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Lowrider Oldies, Vols. 1-9: Cruisin' Chrome Series Primary Artist
2001 Mega Africa Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Nigeria 70 Producer, Drums, Contribution, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Open & Close/Afrodisiac Fela Kuti Drums, Group Member
2001 Psyco On Da Bus Psyco on Da Bus Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Vocals (Background), Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Rough Guide to Africa Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Rough Guide to Latin America Composer, Primary Artist
2001 The Shrine: Afrodigital-Future Sounds From... Primary Artist
2000 Africafunk: Return To The Original Sound Of 1970s Funky Africa Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Afrobeat...No Go Die!: Trans-Global African Funk Grooves Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 French Dub Connection, Vol. 2 Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Jealousy/Progress Tony Allen & Afrika 70 Producer, Arranger, Primary Artist, Drums, Composer
2000 Kenza Khaled Drums
2000 No Accomodation for Lagos/No Discrimination [Afro Strut/P-Vine] Tony Allen Primary Artist, Composer
2000 Opposite People/Sorrow Tears and Blood Fela Kuti Drums, Leader
2000 Shakara/London Scene Fela Kuti Drums, Group Member
2000 Shrine: Afrobeat - The Funkiest Music Ever Made Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Stalemate/Fear Not for Man Afrika 70 / Fela Kuti Drums
2000 The Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble EP Tony Allen Primary Artist
2000 The Rough Guide to Global Dance: World Beat Carnival - All Areas Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 The Shrine Presents Afrobeat Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2000 Yellow Fever/Na Poi Fela Kuti / Fela Kuti & Africa 70 Drums, Leader
1999 Africafunk: The Original Sound of 1970's Funky Africa Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Ariya [#2] Tony Allen Primary Artist
1999 Art Laboe's Dedicated to You, Vol. 9 Composer
1999 BBC Jazz from the 70's & 80's, Vol. 2 Bruce Turner Drums
1999 Black Voices Tony Allen Primary Artist, Vocals, Clavinet, Wurlitzer, Keyboards, Drums, Percussion, Composer
1999 Other Voices Tony Allen Primary Artist
1999 Racubah!: A Collection of Modern Afro Rhythms Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Ariya [#1] Tony Allen Primary Artist
1998 Excuse O/Monkey Banana Fela Kuti / Fela Kuti & Africa 70 Drums, Leader
1998 J.J.D./No Agreement Fela Kuti Drums
1998 Try Whistling This Neil Finn Drums
1998 Wa Di Ye Amina Drums
1997 Cithea Live Drums, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Jamie/Guyden Doowop Collection, Vol. 1: Doop-Doo-Wah Composer
1996 Medecine Ray Lema Drums
1996 State of the Union [Atavistic] Drums
1995 East Side Story, Vol. 2 Composer
1995 Lowrider Oldies, Vol. 6 Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Negropolitaines, Vol. 2 Manu Dibango Drums, Percussion
1994 Negropolitaines, Vol. 1 Manu Dibango Guest Artist
1994 The '69 Los Angeles Sessions Fela Kuti Drums
1994 The Specialty Story Composer
1994 The Specialty Story [Box] Performer, Composer
1994 Wakafrika Manu Dibango Drums, Percussion
1993 Golden Groups Composer
1993 Hardcore Doo-Wop: In the Hallway-Under the Street Lamp Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
198? Rhythms: From the Jungle and the Desert to the Dance Floor Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1988 Never Expect Power Always Tony Allen & Afro Beat 2000 Primary Artist, Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Drum Programming, Composer
1986 Mr. Follow Follow Fela Kuti Drums, Leader
1985 New Africa, Vol. 3 Performer, Primary Artist
1984 Aura King Sunny Ade Drums
1980 No Discrimination Tony Allen & the Afro Messengers Primary Artist
197? This Is How It All Began, Vol. 2 Performer, Composer
1978 No Accomodation for Lagos Tony Allen & Afrika 70 Primary Artist
1977 Progress Tony Allen & Afrika 70 Primary Artist
1976 Ikoyi Blindness/Kalakuta Show Fela Kuti Drums, Leader
1976 J.J.D./Unnecessary Begging Fela Kuti Drums, Leader
1975 Expensive Shit/He Miss Road Fela Kuti Drums, Leader
1975 Jealousy Tony Allen & Afrika 70 Primary Artist
1975 Monkey Banana/Excuse-O Fela Kuti Drums, Leader
1971 Fela with Ginger Baker Live! Ginger Baker / Fela Kuti / Fela Kuti & Africa 70 Drums, Group Member
1971 Why Black Man Dey Suffer Fela Kuti Drums
2nd Chance Cerrone Featured Artist, Vocals
Africa Express Presents... Primary Artist
Afrolove Kizomba Special Composer
Ballads & Blasphemy (The Areligious Gospel of Adebola Kuku) Kuku Drums, Featured Artist
Black Voices Remixes Tony Allen Primary Artist
Concert Privé M6 Jean-Louis Aubert Percussion, Primary Artist, Unknown Contributor Role, Vocals
Future Sounds of Jazz, Vol. 13 Composer, Primary Artist
Hustler Africa 70 / Tony Allen Primary Artist
Jam Up Twist: The Dynamite Sounds of the Nationwide Club Night DJ Andy Smith Composer
Jealousy Tony Allen Primary Artist
Little Black Book Groove Armada Drums
Live In Berlin 1978 African Friends / Ginger Baker Drums, Main Personnel
Metal Metal Metá Metá Composer, Featured Artist
Meus Filhos Afrobeat Rework Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra / Tony Allen Primary Artist
Moanin' Tony Allen Primary Artist
Mojo Presents: Africa Rising Primary Artist
No Accommodation For Lagos Tony Allen / Tony Allen & Afrika 70 Primary Artist
Progress Tony Allen Primary Artist
Promo Only: Alternative Club (December 2002) Primary Artist
Rich Medina Presents: Jump n Funk Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
Roer Jou Voete! Die Ventertjies Composer
Role: New Sounds of Brazil (Novos Sons Do Brasil) Featured Artist
Tere Te Segue Ruth Tafebe & The Afro Messengers Composer
The Rough Guide to African Disco Composer
Unnecessary Begging/Johnny Just Drop Fela Kuti / Fela Kuti & Africa 70 Drums, Leader
Wolf Eats Wolf Tony Allen Primary Artist, Composer