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The African hemiola style, based on the asymmetric rhythm pattern is an important rhythmic technique throughout the continent.
Nigerian music also uses ostinato rhythms, in which a rhythmic pattern is repeated despite changes in metre.
His lyrics were a mixture of improvised praise and passages from the Quran, as well as traditional proverbs.
These included Rocafil Jazz and Prince Nico Mbarga, whose "Sweet Mother" was a pan-African hit that sold more than 13 million copies, more than any other African single of any kind.
The late 1960s saw the appearance of the first fuji bands.
Fuji was named after Mount Fuji in Japan, purely for the sound of the word, according to Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister.
Fuji was a synthesis of apala with the "ornamented, free-rhythmic" vocals of ajisari devotional musicians and was accompanied by the sakara, a tambourine-drum, and Hawaiian guitar.
Among the genre's earliest stars were Haruna Ishola and Ayinla Omowura; Ishola released numerous hits from the late '50s to the early '80s, becoming one of the country's most famous performers.