Fela Anikulapo Kuti

American rapper and businessman Jay Z has come out to reveal why he used one of African’s music icons Fela’s song as a soundtrack of the new Netflix movie ‘The Harder They Fall’ which features Idris Elba, Regina King, among others. According to the rap mogul, an interview at the London screening of the movie […]

Afro-beat singer, Femi took to his social media platform today to celebrates his dad, the great legendary AfroBeat singer, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti on his 24th posthumous birthday today the 15th of October. He wrote: “HPBD to our father FELA Wow 24 years gone and we still miss you so much. We love you?????”

Seun Kuti is set to act as a lead character in an upcoming Nollywood movie titled “No Man’s Land” The Afrobeat musician Seun Anikulapo Kuti is set to make his acting debut as a lead character in a Nollywood movie titled “No Man’s Land”, directed by newbie Blessing Uzzi. Seun Kuti took to his Instagram page recently, to share […]

Today the 2nd of August marks the 24th year of remembrance of the great Afrobeat music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The great musician died on the 2nd of August, 1997. Fans and Afrobeat lovers all over the world have taken to social media to celebrate the life of the singer.   24years ago……But he lives […]

Late Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti has been nominated for the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Nigerian icon was announced as one of the nominees on Wednesday alongside other veteran stars such as Mary J. Blige, Kate Bush, Devo, Foo Fighters, The Go-Go’s, Iron Maiden, Jay-Z, Chaka Khan, Carole King, LL Cool […]

Fela’s ex-drummer, Tony Allen dies in France at the age of 79 Tony Allen, the pioneering drummer who was a member of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s band, Africa 70, has died. Allen died in Paris, France, on Thursday, April 30. The cause of his death has not been revealed. Tony Allen was a drummer, composer and […]

Seun Kuti, a 36 year old and son of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti lost out in the ‘World Music Award’ category at the 2019 Grammys. His 2018 album, “Black Times”, got nominated in the category but lost out to South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir who grabbed their third Grammy Awards for the album “Freedom“. The […]

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