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Fela Kuti: Music is the Weapon

“For the uninitiated, it’s hard to explain—in mere words—how one man could so successfully mate the sexuality of James Brown with the righteous politics of Bob Marley and sinuous sounds of Miles Davis,” writes Kathleen C. Fennessy for Malta Contemporary Art. Fela drew as much inspiration for his “Afro-beat” from Martin Luther King Jr. and […]