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Fela Kuti - Happy 420 Fela fans!! Take 20% off select merch + music in the Fela store this weekend, starting now. Shop here: Use code: FELA420
Fela Kuti - Today's #FelaFriday features The '69 Los Angeles Sessions LP! The re-issued album was recorded while Fela was living in Hollywood performing six nights a week at the Citadel de Haiti on Sunset Boulevard. Learn more here:
Fela Kuti - Daunted by the extensive Fela catalogue? Here's a good place to start, via Pulse Nigeria.
Fela Kuti - Beyoncé's Coachella performance was "a mélange of New Orleans and its horns, Houston and its chopped and screwed beats, Brooklyn and its rap velocity, Kingston and its dancehall, and Nigeria and the legacy of its dissenter, Fela Kuti." Read more about Beyoncé's Fela tribute in The New Yorker.
Fela Kuti - Fela Kuti's legacy lives on through today's artists, including Beyoncé, Erykah Badu, NAS to name a few! Read more on Pulse Nigeria.
Fela Kuti - This weekend, Beyoncé's band performed a rendition of the 1976 track, "Zombie," during her legendary set at Coachella. #yeahyeah #felaliveson
Fela Kuti - Today's installment of #FelaFridays tributes "Water Get No Enemy." Did you know this lyric is based on a Yoruba proverb concerning the power of nature? "Live in harmony with nature and you will live longer and wiser."
Fela Kuti - Today's #felafriday jam is Roforofo Fight! Featuring tracks: Roforofo Fight / Question Jam Answer / Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am / Go Slow. #happyfriday #yeahyeah
Fela Kuti - Today's video for #FelaFridays is the hit LP Shakara. Watch here:
Fela Kuti - Read commentary on Fela's classic hit "Lady" from 'Shakara' and listen to the track here! #FelaFridays #yeahyeah
Fela Kuti - Happy #FelaFriday! Today's installment is from the LP "Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense." Watch the full video with commentary below!
Fela Kuti - Today's #FelaFriday contains commentary on the legendary track "Zombie"; perhaps Fela's most explicit attack on the Nigerian military.
Fela Kuti - Funmilayo Ransome Kuti | The first woman to drive a car in Nigeria. A revolutionary politician, women’s rights activist, guru, and teacher. Mother of Fela. Grandmother of Femi and Seun. Happy #InternationalWomensDay to this legendary lady and all women around the world!
Fela Kuti - This week's #FelaFriday includes commentary on 'Upside Down.' This album is unusual in that it contains a second lead vocalist in addition to Fela--American political activist Sanda Izsadore. More here!