Ambrose Campbell

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        The leader of Britain's first-ever black band, the West African Rhythm Brothers, Ambrose Campbell was a revolutionary force in world music more than two generations before the phrase was first coined. Celebrated as the father of modern Nigerian music by no less an authority than Afro-beat giant Fela Anikulapo Kuti, he is also the unsung pioneer from whom all of contemporary British black pop originates. Born Oladipupo Adekoya Campbell in Lagos, Nigeria, on August 19, 1919, he wa... Read more

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