Remi Kabaka

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Remi Kabaka is a Nigerian drummer who has performed with The Rolling Stones, Ginger Baker, Steve Winwood, John Martyn, Hugh Masekela, on Rhythm of the Saints by Paul Simon, Short Cut Draw Blood by Jim Capaldi and on Band on the Run by Paul McCartney.[1] His London-based son, also called Remi Kabaka (Jr.), provided the voice of Russel Hobbs in the virtual band Gorillaz and is a producer in the Damon Albarn-led DRC Music collective and plays percussion in Bobby Womack's Bravest Band, also, he's the founder of the GSS (Gorillaz Sound System) DJ project and is currently touring with it.


  • 1973: Aiye-Keta (with Steve Winwood, as Third World)[2]
  • 2016 : "Mystic Souls" (with Pascal Nabet Meyer as Jazz Messiah on Soulitude Records)