Thanks for your replies, great to see there are some people on here who can recognize! Appreciate the link pollyanna. I hadn't searched the forum for any threads on the man.
Heres another link, its a 150 min video interview with Tony telling his story, towards the end he does some playing and explains the development of Afrobeat. You can also podcast it and listen to it while traveling! Recommended viewing, its a must see.
Check out the rest of the archive, there's interviews with Bernard Purdie, ?uestlove, Sly and Robbie, Mulatu Astatke and heaps more! Enjoy