I LEARNT THE ART OF DRUMMING FROM A FRIEND – AYANBINRIN
Her real name, is Tosin Olakanye, but she is fondly known in music entertainment globally, as Ayanbinrin.
In a recent interview, with NaijaOnlineTV, she revealed, that the name “Ayanbinrin”, is an inspiration from God.
The name according to her, dropped on her mind, after a rehearsal in her hostel in 2003.
Ayanbinrin, is an entertainer, who is popularly known, to be a drummer, singer, dancer and an outstanding young entrepreneur, who had been in the music industry for almost a decade and half.
So far, Ayanbinrin has recorded and released an album to her name while presently, working on the second.
In total, Ayanbinrin, has recorded about 13 songs to be precise. She informed, she learnt the art of drumming through a talking drummer friend of hers, called “Alaroye”.
In the quest, to attain total uniqueness as a singer and talking drummer, Ayanbinrin had done collaborations, with a few Nigerian top music celebrities, such as Ego Ogbaro (former Lagbaja, back up singer) and LKT on some of her songs.
Ayanbinrin attended, the state primary school, Dopemu, Lagos, then proceeded to Egbado College, Ilaro, Ogun state, for her secondary school education.
She is a graduate of Lagos state university, where she had studied, chemical/polymer engineering.
Though, she is presently based in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Ayanbinrin, is of the opinion, that the Nigerian music is on a growth part and its getting better by the day.
However, her favorite Nigerian musician is the “King of African beats”, King Sunny Ade, while her favourite foreign artiste is, Beyonce.
Ayanbinrin, hopes to collaborate with the likes of legendary King Sunny Ade, Angelique Kidjo amongst others.
Within the next five years, she hopes to be on the world stage, preaching the gospel of African music, to a wider audience.
In assurance, Ayanbinrin, confirms that there is no competition, at all between the female talking drummers, as far as she is concerned.
She goes further, by informing, that the sky is wide enough, for a million bird to fly, without their wings touching.
Her major source of inspiration, is God and her environment.
In conclusion, Ayanbinrin repealed, that her album, will definitely drop, before the end of 2016 and if she had not been a musician, she would have being a practicing polymer engineer.
Ayanbinrin, will like to be known, for a woman of excellence, who preached the gospel of the African cultural values, throughout the universe, using the power of the talking drum.
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