“Here are the twins from Ghana!” announced the guards, as they escorted Joe and John Nyaku, the 22-year-old founders of Basa Basa into Fela Kuti’s living room. Fela was seated, surrounded by his entourage of female dancers, band members and followers. Upon seeing the brothers, Fela rose to his feet, bowed theatrically and exclaimed, “Dear twins! We are honoured to welcome you.”
Homowo, one of Ghana's most sought-after LPs, emerges from obscurity on a high-quality reissue.