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Google 26/05/2018 06:14:24

Where Has Snow Patrol Been? Hear Frontman Gary Lightbody Tell All - RollingStone.com


RollingStone.com

Where Has Snow Patrol Been? Hear Frontman Gary Lightbody Tell All
RollingStone.com
"Peter Gabriel was a big one during this record," says Lightbody, "and a lot of African stuff – Fela Kuti, William Onyeabor – and the Staple Singers. And then he brought in Nick Cave's most recent album, [Skeleton Tree] and the first track on that was ...

Google 25/05/2018 20:20:32

History TV and radio: what's on next week (26 May–1 June 2018) - BBC History Magazine (blog)


BBC History Magazine (blog)

History TV and radio: what's on next week (26 May–1 June 2018)
BBC History Magazine (blog)
Friday 1 June, 10.00pm. DJ Rita Ray kicks off a three-part series by heading to Lagos to explore the story of Nigerian music and its polyrhythmic influence beyond the country's borders. Expect tales of such artists as Fela Kuti and Tony Allen, once ...

Google 25/05/2018 13:22:38

Summer Sounds Free Outdoor Concert Series Returns To W. Hollywood - Patch.com


Patch.com

Summer Sounds Free Outdoor Concert Series Returns To W. Hollywood
Patch.com
Jungle Fire is a 10-piece TropiFunk juggernaut influenced by the music of legends such as Irakere, Ray Barretto, James Brown, Fela Kuti, and Manu Dibango — to name a few — and creates a melting pot of Afro-Caribbean and West African rhythms with a ...

Google 25/05/2018 13:04:38

Ain't no grandma hotter than Yeni Kuti! - Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

Ain't no grandma hotter than Yeni Kuti!
Pulse Nigeria
It would be recalled that a few weeks ago it was announced that Yeni Kuti, daughter of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti, had welcomed her first grandchild. In a statement released by the handle, @afrikashrine on Instagram, it read, “THE MANAGEMENT AND ...

Google 25/05/2018 10:03:30

Fela Kuti: A Passed Away Legend, Hero Or A Prophet? - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)


Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Fela Kuti: A Passed Away Legend, Hero Or A Prophet?
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
August 3, 2018, will be exactly twenty-one years, since Nigerian Afro-beat and jazz sensational King, Fela “Anikulapo” Kuti passed away. Born Fela Ransome-Kuti, in 1938, the man who became an international star, due to his weapon of social critic music ...

Google 21/05/2018 17:15:31

Fela Kuti's music . . . can decolonise international law in African varsities - The Southern Times


The Southern Times

Fela Kuti's music . . . can decolonise international law in African varsities
The Southern Times
Surprisingly Nigerian musician Fela Ransome-Kuti (1938 – 1997) might have something to offer in helping crack the problem. The Afrobeat pioneer has a lot to offer, any teacher wanting to decolonise the teaching and understanding of international law.

Google 18/05/2018 10:25:29

The music of Fela Kuti, teaching African law and the fight against international corruption - Quartz


Quartz

The music of Fela Kuti, teaching African law and the fight against international corruption
Quartz
International law in African universities is still taught within a rigid Eurocentric context. Changing this is important, but also incredibly difficult given how entrenched the current approach is. Surprisingly Nigerian musician Fela Ransome-Kuti (1938 ...

Google 15/05/2018 07:04:31

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