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Often described as Africa’s answer to Stevie Wonder, Ghanaian multi-instrumentalist Kiki Gyan was a child prodigy who by 1975 had risen to become one of the greatest keyboardists in the world and established himself as one of the most sought after session players in London’s top recording studios, all prior to his 21st birthday. Out on his own, he produced a series of highly ambitious disco records aiming to secure his star but weighed down by the excesses of the era, Gyan saw his meteoric rise matched by a swift fall back into obscurity, with his health deteriorating and ultimately his premature death. His body of work includes an array of electrifying disco grooves that still sound contemporary, and in some cases futuristic, decades after their initial release.

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