In partnership with artists around the world, Fela.net has organized an ongoing series of artist curated playlists along with the artist’s thoughts and feelings on the influence and movement that is Fela Kuti. Check out contributions from Ziggy Marley, Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli and more!
“I met Fela first in the back of a Mercedes van, on the M4 Motorway in the UK, lying in the heap of African dancers on our way back from a show. Somebody put on a cassette, and it was Sorrow, Tears and Blood. I had never heard Fela before, and this thing came on… ah!”