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Afro-Beat

05/19/18: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Fela-bration

Fela Kuti is an international symbol of resistance along the mold of the late great Bob Marley. In his native Nigeria in particular and West Africa in general, Fela Kuti reached an almost mythic status. Fela Kuti spoke truth…

Finding Fela-Film

Spread Love: Finding Fela In Theaters 8/1

Fela Kuti was the African continent’s answer to Bob Marley. Fela was an unflinching and vociferous critic of Nigeria’s ruling elites. In fact, he never hesitated to call out the unjust and corrupt rulers by name on many of…