Tag Archives: Fela Anikulapo Kuti

WOLE SOYINKA’S WARNING TO ALL SPIRITUAL LEADERS

NOBEL LAUREATE WOLE SOYINKA’S ISSUES A WARNING TO ALL SPIRITUAL LEADERS IN LIGHT OF BOKO HARAM’S ONGOING WAVE OF BOMBINGS, ASSASSINATIONS AND KIDNAPPINGS. The Nobel prize-winning author is poised to receive  the International Humanist Award at the secular body’s annual … Continue reading

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Finding Fela – The Movie

A couple of nights ago I had the privilege of taking in an advanced screening of Alex Gibney’s ‘Finding Fela’ documentary and I came away thinking, “Yeah, yeah….Fela Anikulapo Kuti… people need to see this film.” Over the years I’ve … Continue reading

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Afrika70…..Baddest Band In Africa – Stereophonic-Supply Pays Tribute!

Afrika70…..The Baddest Band In Africa – Stereophonic-Supply pays tribute… While it might look like a bit of a vanity overload I couldn’t resist popping off some shots of the stereophonic-supply Africa70 tees while I was in Greece….the light was intense … Continue reading

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ANOTHER RECORD STORE DAY CLASSIC: Fela’s Sorrow Tears & Blood

TO CELEBRATE THE  75th birthday of Nigeria’s militant, Afrobeat originator Fela Kuti, as well as the recent release of new deluxe compilation ‘The Best Of The Black President 2′ and newly repackaged versions of Fela’s entire back catalogue, Knitting Factory … Continue reading

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SOUNDZ OF NIGERIA – Enter the world of the Groovemontzer

Reeeeespek…  got to give it to the Groovemontzer… the man just keeps on diggin’ and the deeper sounds of Nigeria keep on coming… sign up to  the man’s blogspot and Youtube page… For a little taste check Ali Chukwuma’s  ‘Eje-Anabu-Isi’… … Continue reading

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RADICAL BIZNIZ: FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI LIVE at GLASTONBURY 1984 – FULL SET!

Dunno how long this will be up here… check it while you can… Glastonbury was mega unfashionable back then… it was small and when darkness dropped it dropped. Fela & Afrika 70 look truly spectacular… what a horn section… tremendous … Continue reading

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