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Fela Anikulapo Kuti (15 Oct 1938 – 2 Aug 1997), or simply Fela, was a Nigerian musician and , pioneer of music, human rights activist, political maverick & leader of Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70.

HMV Magazine ranked him as #46 on a list of the 100 most influential musicians of the 20th century.

The musical style performed by Fela Kuti is called Afrobeat, which is essentially a fusion of , , , and traditional Yoruban chants and… read more

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    Every album sounds the same but sounds cool.
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    que delícia!
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    The Black president forever !!!
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    Raw Music, tremendously majestic ! Utterly infectious ! ! Fela Kuti Forever !
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    When you learn about his life story, it really throws things in perspective. A man of privilege, who gave everything up for his beliefs; a man that really did get beaten down again and again but stood right up and kept on preaching; a man who as a band leader stands up among the greats: James Brown, Duke Ellington, Sun Ra, Captain Beefheart- and (cough) Mark E. Smith. Dodgy views on women, mind you,,,, but hey- if he'd been alive today, maybe he'd have changed his mind.
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    Afrobeat no go die ♥
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    Brilliant! Inspiring. [3]
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