Black Truth Rhythm Band

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        Hailing from Trinidad, Black Truth Rhythm Band were a large ensemble fronted by vocalist Oluko Imo. What separated the group from other bands in the region was that rather than look to American popular music for inspiration, they drew directly from African sources like Afro-beat and other pop styles on the continent (the group's members even took African names). Deeply influenced by Fela, Sonny Okosun, and Ebo Taylor, BTRB created a hybrid sound that drew on the new African musi... Read more

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