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My Music, My Challenges and My Mum | Obase Aboli | TEDxNYUAD
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Added Oct 12, 2016
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Despite his mother's best efforts to get him to become a doctor, Obase always found his way back to music. Now a fantastic musical improvisor, keyboard and xylophone player, Obase speaks about how he overcame others' expectations and followed his passion; encouraging the audience to do the same!

Obase comes from Cameroon and has a love of music. His mother pushed him to a career as a medical professional, but no matter how hard she pushed, Obase found his way back to music. He is now a master of musical improvisation and has developed a style on the keyboard to imitate the xylophone that he used to play at school. Obase speaks about how he overcame others' expectations and followed his passion; encouraging the audience to do the same!

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