Monthly Archives: July 2011

Seun Kuti Channels His Father’s Political ‘Fury’

Kelechi Amadiobi/Courtesy of the artist From Africa With Fury: Rise is Seun Kuti’s latest album with his father Fela’s band, Egypt 80.   When Fela Kuti died in 1997, his band, Egypt 80, fell into the hands of his 14-year-old son. … Continue reading

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THE GOLDEN YEARS OF NIGERIAN BOOGIE

Courtesy of Comb & Razor Sound.  Art from the cover of Brand New Wayo: Funk, Fast Times and Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979-1983. July 2, 2011 Between 1979 and 1983, Nigeria experienced a handful of watershed moments: an oil boom, the return … Continue reading

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