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Fela Kuti, Felabration And What Makes Legend: Vibe Lives On

Fela Kuti and his wives.


BY AMBROSE EHIRIM


As usual, much has been said, about the Chief Priest, the Abami Eda, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, the radical activist who had used his powerful lyrics and the vibe that he had helped coined during the Experimental years, and most musicians who had crossed over to go with the theme of a revolving musical genre over time, and the performers and key figures who had played significant role for we who had been curious to understand the origin and players who had been involved in the development of the coinages in its varieties, and the unique sound that identified each category, when the assembled music combos appeared to display their stuff in every event, amphitheater, arena and things like that they surfaced.

This was the outcome during the remarkable Experimental Era, phenomenal in its take, and the jam sessions, and hangouts, which would include folks who would energize the scene in Lagos at the peak of the city's nightlife when there was no one in…

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