Drumming is the act of playing, the act of playing a percussion instrument. The physical sensory nature of drumming provides a unique aesthetic experience. Recent research indicates that drumming accelerates physical healing, boosts the immune system, and assists in releasing emotional trauma. Drumming has a positive effect on anxiety, grief, fatigue, depression, and behavioral issues.
As the keeper of the rhythm, the drum provides the foundation for the overall sound of music. Because a drum only has to be hit to make a sound, it is also one of the simplest of instruments. People who play drums regularly for. One of the most important drummer characteristics is passion. You’re going to have to spend a lot of time practicing and improving your skills and while it might be tough at times, it is your passion that will keep you going. years differ from unmusical people in their brain structure and function.
The results of a new study suggest that they have fewer, but thicker fibers in the main connecting tract between the two halves of the brain. In addition, their motor brain areas are organized more efficiently. One of the most important drummer characteristics is passion. You’re going to have to spend a lot of time practicing and improving your skills and while it might be tough at times, it is your passion that will keep you going.
So without further ado, Auchijeffblog has compiled a list of the 10 best drummers in Nigeria.
Top 10 Best Drummers in Nigeria
10. Shaba Segun
Shaba Segun is an accomplished musician and producer with 25 years of experience in music. He is from a family of 4 boys. He is from Ondo State in Nigeria. Shaba Segun started playing the drums at the age of 5.
Also, he attended command secondary school in Ibadan i.e. high school where he has to showcase his talent very well. Graduate from one of the best schools in Nigeria. He has played and also recorded for so many top gospel artists in Nigeria, he is also an educator on drums and tours around Nigeria for drum clinics.
9. Brown Ubom
Brown Ubom is a Nigerian drummer based in the United Kingdom. Fondly called ‘BJ’ – he is a professional drummer known for his skills in Hip-Hop and RnB-styled drumming. Brown was brought up in a Pentecostal church, where he played in the worship band.
He has played many tours with Nigerian Artists like Obiwon, and Rasine Brown and worked with Square Records, Kaffy The Dance Queen, and has shared stages with international acts like American Gospel Legends Kurt Carr, William Murphy, Ms. Kim Burrell in his duty as a drummer with The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) ABUJA, where he won the Crystal Awards with The Avalanche.
Oluyinka Adamolekun is a distinguished drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer with over 30 years of experience. He started his professional music career at age 18 and shortly after that in 2001, he became Nigeria’s first Endorser of Paiste Cymbals, Sounds, and Gongs.
Over the years, he has worked with remarkable veteran musicians, Oluyinka’s formidable expertise on his instrument is unrivaled. His flexibility, dexterity, and coordination are qualities to be coveted in playing a wide range of music genres both live and studio.
7. Temitope Obebiyi
Temitope Odebiyi with the stage name TOPSTICKS is an Award winning female drummer based in Nigeria. Topsticks started her drumming career at a very tender age and now has over 20 years of drumming experience with over a decade of stage performance.
She has performed and shared the stage with top Gospel Artists in her country and featured them in her concert (TOPSTICKS LIVE IN CONCERT). She is a trained percussionist from Peterking’s College of Music. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Diplomatic Studies, a Master of Arts in History and Strategic Studies, and Ph.D. in view.
6. Victor Karo
Victor Karo was Born on the 14th of June in Lagos, where he grew up and live, he is currently single and has been playing music for over 8 years and still counting, within which he has traveled in and out of Nigeria, Africa, and Europe at length doing music.
He has worked and shared the stage with artists like Nathaniel Bassey, Micah Stamply, Donnie McClurkin, Joe Mettle, Sinach, and many more. He also plays annually at one of the biggest concerts in the world known as THE EXPERIENCE IN LAGOS NIGERIA.
5. MK Stixx
Michael William, popularly known as MK-Stixx. He is the last of six children and hails from Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria. Micheal, who started playing drums at the age of 14, is one of the most respected and talked about drummers/musicians on the scene today. He has maintained a reputation amongst his fans and peers as one of the most sought-after Drummers, making him one of Africa’s finest musicians/Drummers.
Michael William leads a 4-piece band; vocalist, drummer, bassist, and pianist. The Band is currently regarded as the most sought-after and versatile band in Africa, Europe, and beyond. Because of its unique style neats around different genres, the band’s brand is considered distinctive as there is something for everyone.
DrummerBoyStanley popularly known as Unogu Stanley Amanze is a Nigerian Drummer and Music producer based in Lagos, Nigeria. He has over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry with a keen focus on drumming and music production. His passion for creating and performing music through drumming has made him a force to be reckoned with when it comes to his skill level and talent.
He is the co-founder and Drummer of Africa’s premium brand Alternate Sounds and the CEO of Eminent Records. He also co-produced songs owned by Alternate Sound which include “Blessings” featuring Gospelonthebeat, Peruzzi, Praizand Kholi, and many more artists.
3. Mosugu Victor
Mosugu Victor, The Kogi boy, who was born and bred in Kogi is the resident drummer of the visionary church and host of the world’s biggest gospel concert THE EXPERIENCE. (HOTR). The dude is “damn hot” and one of the superstars of the new school drumming in Nigeria.
He has created a name and face for himself in the industry which will always be recognized. Coming into the limelight, the Agner sticks and Mee audio linear ambassador came to Lagos from Kogi. Popularly known for posting videos of him playing on social media platforms and leaving his viewer’s jaws dropping in amazement, his name spread across like a pandemic.
2. Shegxy Stixx
Ayodeji Israel was born on the 23 September 1989, popularly known by his stage name Shegxy, is a Nigerian Born singer Afro-Pop artist and songwriter, Graphics Designer. Shegxy was born and raised in Orile / Apapa, a suburb of Lagos State.
Sunnie Snares aka The Embellisher is a multi-talented and award-winning drummer. He’s the chief drummer of the Common Wealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA). The Embellisher is one of the best drummers in Nigeria.
He’s endowed with great drumming skills. Sunnie Snares has recorded and shared the stage with A list of gospel artists, Musicians, and producers from Africa and all over the world, such as Dunsin Oyekan, Moses Bliss, Steve Crown, Elijah Oyelade, Evans Iguodala, Don Moen e.t.c
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