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20 Oct
The son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti spoke of his father's bravery in using "music as a weapon" ahead of an immersive exhibition opening at the Paris Philharmonic on Thursday.
24 Jul
A few years ago, it was considered important for Nigerian artistes to request their international counterparts for a feature, and the sight of mainstream celebrities and sometimes even pseudo-celebrities “vibing” or listening to our music sent fan bases and sometimes even the artistes themselves into a frenzy. Now, seeing Billie Eilish sing Zlatan Ibile’s music…
11 Jun
Tomorrow, Nigeria commemorates her 23rd anniversary of the longest continuing civilian rule since Independence. The President is expected to gather with other political office holders, as well as global dignitaries, at the Eagles Square, in Abuja, to host this auspicious event.
8 Dec 2021
Worried by the many contradictions bedeviling the Nigeria’s education system and the colonialist agenda that it espouses, foremost Nigerian musician and son of the late Fela
12 Jun 2021
Last week brought the extra into the extraordinary, as the top six contenders in the Nigerian Idols Season Six snoozed their usual performances to deliver a stellar tribute to the legendary Afrobeat founder, Fela Kuti
10 Apr 2021
With more female singers making a noticeable impact in the industry, fast-rising Afro-fusion singer, Ijeoma Ononobi, better known as Ijekimora, has joined the league of music stars, with her new song titled Sexy Papa.
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…
16 Jan 2021
Fela Kuti's youngest son, Seun Kuti has requested to register his father's political party, Movement of the People (MOP). Seun, who is a Grammy-nominated musician, shared a photograph copy of a letter addressed to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission on his Twitter page. The subject of the letter reads: "REQUEST FOR LIST…
15 Oct 2020
Made Kuti is carving out his own legacy and living up to the Kuti name, with the release of his debut Afrobeat single "Free Your Mind". "Free Your Mind" is the lead off his forthcoming 2021 LP release by Made, is accompanied by a vibrant animated music video directed and animated by Olly Frostie. Made…
30 Aug 2020
Reggae music emerged from the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica and grew to become not just a global phenomenon but also a culture. Lovers of the genre often give thanks to Jah, as well as Bob Marley, who is one of the pioneers of reggae and who is considered one of the greatest musicians of…
5 Mar 2020
Burna Boy is the profile focus in a recent interview by international men's lifestyle magazine, GQ. In the interview titled "Burna Boy, Global Giant" the "Ye" singer talks about the comparison with Fela Kuti. Most conversations on Burna Boy never seem complete without name-dropping Fela, the pioneer of Afrobeat whose work serves as the foundation…

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