Since recording in the 1970s and '80s, Nigerian William Onyeabor has dropped off the music map. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nine Months In Nigeria, One Brilliant, Difficult Funk Musician
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Funk, Faust And Stone: Three Stunning Albums From 2013
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Who Is William Onyeabor? is being released by the Luaka Bop record label. It comes out Oct. 29. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Who Is William Onyeabor?
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