Fela, Music & Revolution

In Africa, music cannot be for enjoyment.
Music has to be for revolution.

Fela Kuti
Colonial Mentality

See also “Happy Mentality


Femi Kuti – As We Struggle Everyday (Edit)

From the forthcoming album Legacy +, that includes a full album by Femi (Stop The Hate) and one by his son Made, titled For(e)ward.

Previous singles:

Femi Kuti – Pà Pá Pà
Made Kuti – Your Enemy
AfroBeat Old African Music

Yehouessi Leopold & T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo: Volume 4

The T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou was formed in 1966. Their output has been extremely prolific numbering upwards of 50 LPs and a hundred 45s.

This album from 1978, will be rereleased at the end of this month.