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Fela Anikulapo Kuti

10 Apr 2021
Dimeji David Ogaosun, better known by the stage moniker Dimi Keye, is a fast-rising artist whose style of music, Afrobeat, has been greatly influenced by Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Burna Boy, Wizkid
20 Mar 2021
Creating music that reflects authentic realities through raw narratives is somewhat the DNA of the very best performers. Reason Afrobeat progenitor, Fela Anikulapo Kuti
14 Feb 2021
No conversation about Afrobeat would be complete without the mention of the name Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The Kuti’s dynasty has been the driving force behind Afrobeat - the music genre that awakened the consciousness of the “Black man” in the 70’s and 80’s and as well inspired many artists and genres. Made Kuti, Fela’s grandson and…
13 Feb 2021
Twenty-four years after his demise, the works of late Afrobeat founder, Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, better known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti, still resonates deep emotions and meaning in the global space...
12 Feb 2021
Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti is leading the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations list after Nigerians took to social media to solicit votes for the musical icon. The Afrobeat pioneer was announced as a nominee of the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, alongside Mary J. Blige,…
10 Feb 2021
Late Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti has been nominated for the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Nigerian musical icon was announced today February 10, 2021, alongside Mary J. Blige, Kate Bush, Devo, Foo Fighters, The Go-Go's, Iron Maiden, Jay-Z, Chaka Khan, Carole King, LL Cool J, New York Dolls, Rage Against the…
13 Sep 2020
The voice is typical of the late afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Not forgetting the radicalism and militancy in Fela’s voice. Interestingly, it is not that of Fela, but Patrick Osagie Osakwe
5 Jul 2020
The artist Ikechukwu Ezeigwe is one person who derives inspiration for his paintings from the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s music.
20 Jun 2020
Music and social justice have always been natural partners. Throughout history, music has mingled with social justice, as colourful tones, pulsating rhythms and meaningful lyrics
17 May 2020
The well-known filmmaker, author, musician and cultural activist, Ola Balogun, has given reason for his organisation’s decision to honour some of Africa’s greatest artists.
7 Mar 2020
Nigerian Resistance Movement (NRM) aims to serve as an answer to the oppressive state in the Nigerian society. It is targeted at educating the people on how we can address our challenges collectively by bringing forward different
15 Jan 2020
Regular commuters in the Ikeja area of Lagos state especially Allen Avenue would no doubt have seen the statue of afro-beat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. But don't be surprised if the next time you pass through Allen Roundabout, the statue is nowhere to be found; this is because the Lagos State government has pulled it down.…


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