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Music Review: Fela Kuti – ‘Box Set 3’ (Curated by Brian Eno)

After countless listens, I feel as if I both know Fela Kuti more than I ever knew any other African artist before, and also how little I appreciated the struggles and injustices that take place across the world in other people’s hometowns or communities. It takes a strong light to shine down on some of the darkest days in the shadow. Thank god Fela Kuti burned as bright as he did for our awareness.

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Music Review: Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – ‘Highlife-Jazz and Afro-Soul (1963-1969)’

Good music is good music and while it’s not necessarily what you might think of when you think of Fela Kuti, this release is an amazing document of an artist coming into his own.

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