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Babatunde Olatunji, African Drummer - 1975

Part of an interview with African drummer Babatunde Olatunji. “The movies depicting Africa as a jungle, people jumping from tree to tree. People asking unbelievable questions—whether Africans have tails. I mean, in the ‘50s. How can a young man coming here to this country to whet his appetite for knowledge be able to survive in this kind of environment?”