The Afrobeat Revolutionary

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Fela Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star. In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues. He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price. Neneh Cherry tells his story and highlights the relevance of his influence today on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.

20081104

Fela Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star. In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues. He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price. Neneh Cherry tells his story and highlights the relevance of his influence today on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.

20081104

Fela Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star. In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues. He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price. Neneh Cherry tells his story and highlights the relevance of his influence today on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.