- Legendary Nigerian drummer Tony Allen has released an autobiography
- Allen is famous for helping create Afrobeat by fusing different beats and patterns
- Described as the world's greatest drummer, he worked for 15 years with Fela Kuti
- Aged 73, Paris-based Allen continues to make music to this day
(CNN)"The first thing he asked was 'Are you the one who said that you are the best drummer in this country?' I laughed and told him, 'I never said so.' He asked me if I could play jazz and I said yes. He asked me if I could take solos and I said yes again."