Dave Grohl praises nine year old drummer for Foo Fighters cover

Yoyoka Soma is a nine-year-old drumming prodigy from Japan. At just two years old she started teaching herself to drum.

On a recent episode of The Ellen Show  Yoyoka showed off her amazing skills with a drumming cover of the Foo Fighters “The Pretender”. After her performance, Ellen shared a special message from Foo Fighter’s lead man Dave Grohl who praised Yoyoka’s skills and encouraged her to keep drumming.

Check out Yoyoka’s performance and Grohl’s reaction below!