Fela Kuti

By Robert Leaver

 

As powerful and transcendent as the music of Fela Kuti was, it is often overshadowed by the complex grandiosity of his own life. A political radical who preached a pro-democratic and socialist African agenda, a convict, an exile, a womanizer, founder of the Movement of the People political party…Fela Kuti was all these things yet his legacy will always stand as that of a revolutionary. Often compared to his western counterpart, Bob Marley (as their careers are eerily similar) Fela mobilized Nigeria’s vast impoverished population into a political machine... Read More

City Of Origin:
Abeokuta, Nigeria
Genre:
World
Birthdate:
10/15/1938
Death date:
08/02/1997
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J.J.D. (Part 1)

The Two Sides Of Fela
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Roforofo Fight

The Two Sides Of Fela
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Sorrow Tears And Blood

The Two Sides Of Fela
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Water No Get Enemy

The Two Sides Of Fela
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Just Like That

The Two Sides Of Fela
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Kalakuta Show

The Two Sides Of Fela
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Perambulator

The Two Sides Of Fela
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