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Rare Pictures Of Fela And Falz's Father Hits The Internet, Find Out What Went Down

Human rights activist and lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) with his client, Fela Ransome-Kuti and his brother, Dr. Beko Ransome-Kuti at a Lagos court after he had been charged with murder by the Ibrahim Babangida-led Federal Government, 1993. #HistoryVille Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti 2 on 15 October 1938 in Abeokuta , the modern-day capital of Ogun State 3 in the Federal Republic of Nigeria , then a city in the British Colony of Nigeria, 4 into an upper-middle-class family . His mother, Ch

  2 years ago ago
Rare Pictures Of Fela And Falz's Father Hits The Internet, Find Out What Went Down

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Pictures: See Handsome Pictures of Late Fela Ransome-Kuti on stage!

Late Fela Anikulapo , was born on 15th October 1938 in the old Abeokuta western region, into the upper middle class family of Ransome-kuti. He is the originator of the popular Afrobeat genre of music. He is so talented that he could play more than 4 musical instruments in his band. His late Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome-kuti was a principal and also the first president of the Nigeria Union of Teachers. His mother Late Chief Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was an human right activist and also an anti-colonial movement

  1 year ago ago
Pictures: See Handsome Pictures of Late Fela Ransome-Kuti on stage!

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10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

Fela Ransome Kuti was born in Abeokuta, the 15th day of October 1938 and made waves in the music industry until his death in August 2, 1997. He was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, composer, musician and pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre. In the late 1960s, Fela Kuti changed his name "Ransome" which he taught was a slave name and adopted a middle name "Anikulapo", meaning 'having control over death.' His songs blazed the trail which got him awards and after coming to limelight he became a human rights ac

  2 years ago ago
10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

ENTERTAINMENT

10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

Fela Ransome Kuti was born in Abeokuta, the 15th day of October 1938 and made waves in the music industry until his death in August 2, 1997. He was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, composer, musician and pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre. In the late 1960s, Fela Kuti changed his name "Ransome" which he taught was a slave name and adopted a middle name "Anikulapo", meaning 'having control over death.' His songs blazed the trail which got him awards and after coming to limelight he became a human rights activist

  1 year ago ago
10 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About Fela Kuti

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet the Evil Genius of Highlife Music, Dr. Victor Olaiya

Victor Abimbola Olaiya is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, living Highlife musician. He represents what was described as a Golden age of music in Nigeria. In the 50s and 60s, Highlife was the most popular brand of music across West Africa. This period coincides with the declaration of independence by colonial masters to their former West Africa colonies—Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone. Highlife music was the tune of independence resonating across the land and occasioning a sort of awakening of Afric

  2 years ago ago
Meet the Evil Genius of Highlife Music, Dr. Victor Olaiya

POLITICS

Opinion: Remembering Human Right Activist Gani Fawehinmi 11 Years After His Demise

By September 5, 2020, it would have been 11 years since the legal luminary Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi, SAN left this terrestrial ball. Gani, as he was fondly addressed, was a human right activist who would forever be remembered for his stance against injustice. Gani, who was born in Ondo to the late Saheed and Munirat Fawehinmi in April 22, 1938, was a thorn in the flesh of the then junta governments of Nigeria. Fawehinmi, in his own right like other activists such as Femi Falana, SAN, Nobel Laureate, Wole

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Remembering Human Right Activist Gani Fawehinmi 11 Years After His Demise

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See 3 Celebrities that have Famous Parents

Many celebrities do not talk about the background of their parents. Some of them even come from wealthy homes. This article is going to talk about three celebrities that have famous parents in the entertainment industry. 1 Regina Daniels: It is almost impossible that no one in Nigeria knows this young actress. She is one of the most popular actresses in Nigeria due to her presence in movies and her controversial marriage to her billionaire husband Ned Nwoko. Regina Daniels is the daughter of veteran Nollywood

  1 year ago ago
See 3 Celebrities that have Famous Parents

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The real cause of Fela Kuti's death, after he was said to have died of HIV/AIDS.

When we talk about Legends in the music industry not only in Nigeria but across the different globe, a particular name normally comes up " Fela Kuti". Aside from being the pioneer of Afrobeat, he is the reason why the world listens to Nigerian musicians, with his authentic African sound. In a nutshell, there is no African music without Fela Kuti. Fela Ransome-Kuti was born on Oct. 15, 1938, into a prominent family in Abeokuta, Nigeria. He is if not the greatest musician in both Nigeria and Africa where he's

  1 year ago ago
The real cause of Fela Kuti's death, after he was said to have died of HIV/AIDS.

ENTERTAINMENT

Tony Allen: The Making of the Afrobeat Pioneer

Tony Oladipo Allen was born on the 12th of August, 1940 in Lagos, Nigeria to James and Prudentia Allen. His father was a motor mechanic who greatly opposed his career as a musician, because as he once said, "back then, musicians were more or less thought of as beggars, or worse." He had always longed to be a drummer, but took up a job as a radio technician which he did during the day. At night, he would perform with a highlife band, 'Sir Victor Olaiya and the Cool Cats'. This was quite tedious for him as he

  2 years ago ago
Tony Allen: The Making of the Afrobeat Pioneer