Afrobeat founder and iconic drummer Tony Allen dies aged 79

IN THE PAPERS – Friday, May 1: We look at editorial reactions as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to break his silence about sexual assault allegations. Also, legendary Nigerian drummer and afrobeat founder Tony Allen dies suddenly aged 79. Finally, a new challenge, this time for museum curators: posting your weirdest objects on display!

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