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  • blog October 15, 2014

    Happy Birthday Fela! Five Classic Non-Classics

    Fela Anikulapo Kuti would have been 76 today. The Nigerian master-musician died of AIDS in 1997, but his legacy is on the rise. Both of his sons, Femi and Seun Kuti, enjoy international fame, and thanks to the Afrobeat revival … Read more »

  • blog June 11, 2014

    Seun Kuti Kicks Off U.S. Tour in New York City

    Seun Kuti has grown into his role as a principle torchbearer of Afrobeat, the globally loved Nigerian musical genre created by his late father Fela Kuti. After Fela died in 1997, his youngest son inherited the old man’s band, Egypt … Read more »

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