Fela Anikulapo Kuti
13 Oct 2017
This year's Felabration marks 20 years since the demise of the icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The music festival, which is in honour of the Afrobeat legend Fela, kick-started with a schools debate and has continued to climax ever since. Scroll through photos from the event below and be sure to check it out today at…
13 Oct 2017
The Lagos State government has announced plans to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, as the weeklong activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death draw to a close.
17 Sep 2017
For the Gnassingbe Eyadema’s dynasty in Togo, the poignant wisdom in Nigeria’s Afro-beat music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti holds true: “Na small small you catch monkey.”
11 Sep 2017
Many have referred to Nigeria as the giant of Africa because of its population size of about 200 million. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa.
3 Sep 2017
He was meeting his boss and music maestro, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, for the first time at the most unlikely place - prison! The legendary musician had been locked away in Benin City, for falling foul of the Buhari/Idiagbon regime’s stringent foreign currency law...
2 Sep 2017
Detailsof how the much hyped Felabration 2017 — the annual remembrance celebration of the late Afrobeats legend and social critic, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, meant to commemorate...
31 Aug 2017
2017 marks 20 years since Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died. This year's Felabration festival, themed "The Prophecy", was created by his daughter, Yeni Kuti, to celebrate her father. Felabration London was the first of concerts to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the death of Afrobeat icon and sociopolitical activist, Fela Kuti. However, the concert did not hold…
29 Aug 2017
The much-anticipated 20th anniversary of the death of Afrobeat icon, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, popularly called Felabration, suffered a major setback at the Notting Hill carnival yesterday in London.
23 Aug 2017
Fela, a thorn in the side of many corrupt regimes, spent an estimated 200 spells between detention and the recording studio. He spoke truth to power, castigating the misrule and mismanagement of Nigeria’s profligate ruling elite.
19 Aug 2017
Billed for Monday, August 28, the organising committee had earlier promised that this year’s gig will parade unprecedented contents and one of such is the appearance at the Notting Hill Carnival.
15 Aug 2017
Nigeria’s comedy industry grows by the day. Comedy, it now seems, is the readiest avenue to stardom in Nigeria; very funny.
5 Aug 2017
The saying that a prophet is not honour in his hometown could be true of the legendary musician Afrobeat progenitor, social maverick, activist and pan-Africanist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti also known as Abami Eda....