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Fela Kuti

Femi Kuti

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In spite of being under the weather, Femi was in magnificent form at his recent performance at the Royal Festival Hall, London, last weekend. He managed to garner all his strength to deliver probably one of his best concerts in the UK. The 12-piece Read more

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Bele carnival costume

Photo by Toby Keane

The celebration of West African culture and literature, tagged West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song at the British Library which opened last October continues till 16 February. Read more

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Thursday 12th June marked the first anniversary of the death of Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju (aka Fatai Rolling Dollar) who passed away in 2013. A gifted musician and a legend in his own time, Fatai Rolling Dollar was the ultimate comeback king. Read more

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Laide Anikulapo-Kuti (nee Babayale) speaks about her eloping with Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Read more

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Laide Anikulapo-Kuti (nee Babayale), one of Fela's wives reveals that she became pregnant for Stevie Wonder but Fela accepted the pregnancy as his. Read more

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One of the 27 women, renowned musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti married in one fell swoop - Queen Laide Anikulapo-Kuti (nee Babayale), recounts her ordeal during the military raid on Kalakuta Republic. Read more

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Fela Kuti lives on. Since his death in 1997, the Nigerian icon and Afrobeat originator has been transformed from musician's musician with a cult-like following to a worldwide musical icon. The last four years have seen the Broadway-hit FELA! win Tony Read more

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