Fela Kuti | A Beginner’s Guide | Songlines
Thursday, September 23, 2021

Fela Kuti | A Beginner’s Guide

By Nigel Williamson

The perfect introduction to Fela Kuti – a true original: "Never have life, politics, art and music been so inextricably linked together in one incendiary, insurrectionary and highly danceable package"

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Fela Kuti, Orchestra Hall in Detroit (1986, © Leni Sinclair)

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