OKPOKOLO

(opp-oko-lo)

The classic wooden cleft / wood block sound, heard in many Igbo musical genres, although made particularly famous by Fela Kuti's Afrobeat genre from the 1970s/1980s.

 

These instruments are the true pulse of Afrobeat!

 

Check this link to hear Okpokolo on an Igbo Ogene ensemble:

Medium (approx 8.5 inches)

£10

Large  (approx 11.5 inches)

£30

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