20 years later, Fela’s vacuum remains — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

Wednesday, August 3 was the 20th anniversary of musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s death. The abami eda (mysterious being) who was thought to have death in his pouch (literal translation of Anikulapo), succumbed to complications from HIV and AIDS after decades of music activism where he unabashedly criticised military governments and corrupt politicians for keeping the…

via 20 years later, Fela’s vacuum remains — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News

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