Fela Kuti

Afrobeat, Musical Artist

1938 – 1997

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Who was Fela Kuti?

Fela Kuti also known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, pioneer of Afrobeat music, human rights activist, and political maverick.

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Born
Oct 15, 1938
Abeokuta
Also known as
  • Fela Ransome Kuti
  • Fela
  • Fela and Africa 70
  • Fela Anikulapo Kuti
  • Fela Ransome-Kuti & the Africa '70 With Ginger Baker
  • Feka & Egypt 80
  • Fela Anikulapo-kuti
  • Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Africa '70
  • Kuti, Fela
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Nationality
  • Nigeria
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College of Music
Lived in
  • Abeokuta
Died
1997
Nigeria

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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