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Fela Kuti

Musician (15-Oct-1938 — 2-Aug-1997)


Tejumola Olaniyan. Arrest the Music! Fela and His Rebel Art and Politics. Indiana University Press. 2004. 242pp.

Sola Olorunyomi. Afrobeat! Fela and the Imagined Continent. Africa World Press. 2002. 288pp.

Trevor Schoonmaker. Fela: From West Africa to West Broadway. Macmillan. 2004. 212pp.

Trevor Schoonmaker; Biyi Bandele-Thomas. Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. New Museum of Contemporary Art. 2003. 192pp.


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  2. Twitter: @felakuti


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