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Femi Kuti - Politics In Africa (Vinyl)

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  1. Africa for Africa, an Album by Femi Kuti. Released 1 November on Wrasse (catalog no. WRASS; CD). Genres: Afrobeat. Featured peformers: Femi Kuti (vocals, saxophone, organ, trumpet, aka_text lyrics role_id aka_text, composer), Opeyemi Awomolo (lead guitar, leader), Tiwalade Ogunlowo (trombone), Olusola Alobalorun (trumpet), Seye Adewunmi (trumpet), Dotun Bankole (tenor .
  2. FELA KUTI Vinyl Records and CDs: The potent political and musical force embodied by Fela Kuti exploded onto the scene in the late s with a driving rhythmic force that would form Afro-Beat and ultimately change the face of African music. Kuti's explosive music drew on jazz, reggae, traditional African music and a good deal of James Brown.
  3. Africa for Africa aims to present Afrobeat in its rough, purest form. Femi has always performed music that is socially conscious, and he continues to develop his activist voice on the new album. The lyrics address government oppression and other modern problems in Africa /5(10).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Traitors Of Africa on Discogs. Label: Sound Of Barclay - • Format: Vinyl 12 Femi Kuti - Traitors Of Africa (, Vinyl) | Discogs4/5(13).
  5. In the three years between the release of Femi Kuti's last album, Day by Day, and Africa for Africa, the legend of his late father, the Nigerian icon Fela Kuti, grew by leaps and bounds thanks to a successful Broadway musical that told his story in song. Femi, in his two decades as a performer, has continually honored his father's legacy while moving the Kuti model of Afro-beat firmly ahead.
  6. Africa for Africa is the Afrobeat equivalent of Bob Marley's " Survival" or the Pistols'" Anarchy in the UK". Just a few highlights of the album. "Can't Buy Me" is a total party song and together with "No Blame Them" (a song about Femi becoming the victim of journalists' lies) one of the few non-political /5(8).
  7. Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti (born 16 June ), popularly known as Femi Kuti, is a Nigerian musician born in London and raised in Lagos. He is the eldest son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and a grandchild of political campaigner, women's rights activist and traditional aristocrat Funmilayo Ransome Kuti.
  8. May 22,  · People hang out outside the new Africa Shrine, a music venue built and owned by Femi Kuti, a son of the Afro-beat legend Fela Kuti, on May 28, .

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