Fela Kuti

Seun Kuti Compares Gayle and Oprah to Black on Black Attacks in Hip-Hop

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Is the son of the legendary Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti to stand corrected? On Friday morning U.S. time, Friday afternoon in Nigerian time, Afrobeat icon Seun Kuti took to Instagram to release a string of rants starting with the facade of Nigerian professionals and ending with a piercing statement to mainstream Black rappers in America. […]

Carhartt WIP’s Capsule Tribute to Fela Kuti is Absolute Fire

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With Afrobeat being one of the most popular genres in the music industry right now, all praises are definitely due to Fela Kuti for originating the term and style of music overall. Thankfully, Carhartt WIP is doing just that for the Spring/Summer 2019 season with a fresh capsule collection that pays tribute to the legendary […]

Erykah Badu Covers Fela Kuti On “Fallon”

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Ms. Badu took the stage on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last night and as usual, wowed the crowd by covering international music star Fela Kuti during her set. Erykah Badu supported the new Fela Kuti vinyl box set she curated with a performance on the program. Collecting Badu’s favorite Kuti singles, including 1980’s […]

Erykah Badu’s Fela Kuti Vinyl Box Set Has Arrived

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Assembled by Erykah Badu, the fourth installment of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti vinyl box sets has arrived and Badu is not to be tested when it comes to her taste in the great Nigerian revolutionary’s infectious melodies. Presented by Knitting Factory Records, the set is compiled with the Mama’s Gun singer’s most favored Fela albums, Yellow […]