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See The Woman Who Singlehandedly Chased An Oba Out of His throne, The Lioness of Lisabi

The history of Nigerian Imdependence cannot be complete without mentioning the active role played by the mother of the late music legend, Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti popularly known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Fela Anikulapo Kuti's mother, Frances Abigail Olufunmilayo Thomas later known, by marriage, as Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti, also popularly called the Lioness of Lisabi by the WestAfrican Pilot newspaper in 1947, was born on 25th October, 1900, in Abeokuta, in the present Ogun state, Nigeria. She

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See The Woman Who Singlehandedly Chased An Oba Out of His throne, The Lioness of Lisabi

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Fela Kuti or 2face Idibia: Who Has Had a Bigger Influence on the Nigerian Music Industry?

Fela Kuti Born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti on October 15, 1938, Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a Nigerian musician, instrumentalist amd activist, widely regarded as the King of Afrobeat. He studied classical music at Trinity College, London. He married very many wives. Fela was famous for playing the saxophone, keyboard, drum, trumpet and guitar. Some of his hit songs include: Unknown Soldier, Shakara, Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense, Army Arrangement, Coffin for the Head of State, Lady, Yellow Fever,

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Fela Kuti or 2face Idibia: Who Has Had a Bigger Influence on the Nigerian Music Industry?

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Years after the sad death of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, See Pictures of his Surviving Children

Fela Anikulapo Kuti does not need any extreme introduction owing to the fact that his fame speaks for him. But for formality purpose, I will briefly talk about a little thing about the Late Legendary Musician before I talk about his Children, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren that have survived him.  Born as Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, Fela Kuti decided to change his name because of some reasons. He made some alterations as follows; he removed the Ransome in his compound name owing to the fact

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Years after the sad death of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, See Pictures of his Surviving Children

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The Story of Fela Kuti, Life, Death And Other Facts You Need To Know.

The charismatic multi-instrumentalist is the son of Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti and Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, who welcomed him into the world on October 15, 1938, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.  Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti in Abeokuta, the modern-day capital of Ogun State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, then a city in the British Colony of Nigeria, into an upper-middle-class family. His mother, Chief Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, was a feminist activist in the anti-colonial movement.

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The Story of Fela Kuti, Life, Death And Other Facts You Need To Know.

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See Photos Of Fela Kuti, When He Was Dressing Fine To Stage

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti popularly known as Fela Kuti was born in October, 1938 in Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun State. Fela kuti's family is a very popular one in Ogun state and Nigeria at large. Fela was a legendary Afrobeat founder and also a singer who was a very vocal musician during military regimes. Fela attended high school in Abeokuta, on his completion, he briefly worked as a clerk in federal ministry of commerce and proceeded to London to study medicine but he decided to enrol for

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See Photos Of Fela Kuti, When He Was Dressing Fine To Stage

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Remember Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti 'Abamieda'? See photos of his son who owns a football club

Musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti pioneered Afrobeat music and was repeatedly arrested and beaten for writing lyrics that questioned the Nigerian government. Born as Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, Fela pioneered his own unique style of music called "Afrobeat." Rebelling against oppressive regimes through his music came at a heavy cost.  He's from Abeokuta, Ogun State in the south-western part of Nigeria. Kuti was the son of a Protestant minister, Reverend Ransome-Kuti. His mother, Funmilay

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Remember Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti 'Abamieda'? See photos of his son who owns a football club

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See The Facts You Don't Know About The Father Of Afrobeat Legend In Nigeria.

Good music they say erases the bad mood of anyone who is depressed. Music is the soul of life. This article takes a look at one of Nigeria's great afrobeat musical legends whose memory will remain for long in the minds of Nigeria's music lovers. Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti popularly called Fela Anikulapo Kuti which literarily translates into 'a man who has death in his pockets' was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist , musician, composer , pioneer of the Afrobeat

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See The Facts You Don't Know About The Father Of Afrobeat Legend In Nigeria.

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Remember Fela Kuti? Meet HIs Daughter Yeni Kuti Who Was 31 Years When He Died

Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti on 15 October 1938 in Abeokuta, the modern-day capital of Ogun State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, then a city in the British Colony of Nigeria, into an upper-middle-class family. His mother, Chief Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, was a feminist activist in the anti-colonial movement; his father, Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, an Anglican minister and school principal, was the first president of the Nigeria Union of Teachers. His brothers Beko Ransom

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Remember Fela Kuti? Meet HIs Daughter Yeni Kuti Who Was 31 Years When He Died

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Three Things Fela Anikulapo Kuti Did That Can Never Be Forgotten

Three Things Fela Anikulapo Kuti Did That Can Never Be Forgotten Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti popularly acknowledged as fela anikulapo kuti, is a music writer, multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat tune genre and human rights activist.  He hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria. Fela was born on 15 October 1938 and died on 2 August 1997. In these article I will be speakme about matters Fela Anikulapo Kuti Did That Can Never Be Forgetten. List of what Fela did below. 1.Fela

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Three Things Fela Anikulapo Kuti Did That Can Never Be Forgotten

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Meet The Afrobeat Originator The One Who Married 27 Wives In A Single Wedding

Kuti was a polygamist. A woman named Remi was the first of Kuti's wives. In 1978, Kuti married 27 more women in a single wedding ceremony. He would eventually divorce them all. Kuti's children with Remi included a son, Femi, and daughters Yeni and Sola. Sola died of cancer not long after her father's death in 1997. All three offspring were members of the Positive Force, a band they founded in the 1980s. Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti on 15 October 1938 in Abeokuta, the modern-day capital

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Meet The Afrobeat Originator The One Who Married 27 Wives In A Single Wedding

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King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti and Shina Peters: Who was the Best Stage Performer in their prime?

Between King Sunny Ade, Fela and Sir Shina Peters, Who Was The Best Stage Performer In Their Prime?  King Sunny Ade, Fela and Sir Shina Peters were masters of live performance in their days. Fela Kuti, by name of Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, also called Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, (born October 15, 1938, Abeokuta, Nigeria—died August 2, 1997, Lagos), Nigerian musician and activist who launched a modern style of Music called Afro-beat, which fused American blues, jazz and funk with traditional Yorub

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King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti and Shina Peters: Who was the Best Stage Performer in their prime?

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Some Facts about Fela Kuti as his 82nd posthumous birthday is celebrated today.

Legendary Nigerian musician, instrumentalist, composer, bandleader and activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti 82nd posthumous birthday is today. Who was Fela? Below are some facts you didn't know about him: He was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti in the city of Abeokuta, Ogun state on the 15th of October 1938. Kuti was the son of a Protestant minister, Reverend Ransome-Kuti. His mother, Funmilayo, was a political activist. Fela was a first cousin to the famous Nigerian writer and Nobel laureate winner, professor

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Some Facts about Fela Kuti as his 82nd posthumous birthday is celebrated today.

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Remembering one of the greatest Nigerian musician who ever lived.

Fela Kuti created afro-beat music in Nigeria, and his style of music was unique and it stood out from the rest. His full name was Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, who was born on October 15, 1938 in Abeokuta, Nigeria. His father was a minister, and his name was reverend Ransome Kuti and his mother was into politics, and her name was Fumilayo Ransome Kuti. The government saw him as a rebel because, of the lyrics of his songs, and he was arrested more than 150 times. Even with the arrests he never stopped

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Remembering one of the greatest Nigerian musician who ever lived.

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These Are The 27 Wives of Fela Kuti (Check out their names)

King Solomon of the Bible was not the only man recorded to have many wives and concubines. Did you know that the Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti was once married to 27 wives? Read on to see their names We all know Fela Anikulapo Kuti as one of Africa's most radical and charismatic music performer. His global recognition and body of work is a testament to the fact. Fela was born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome Kuti on 15th October 1938. He died on 2nd August 1997 in Lagos state from HIV/AIDS at the age

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These Are The 27 Wives of Fela Kuti (Check out their names)

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Throwback: See Police Beatings On My Back, I Didn't Die Because My Name Is Anikulapo Kuti — Fela

Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti was neither an ordinary man nor an ordinary artist. He precisely referred to himself as “Abemi Eda, a Yoruba phrase that literally translates to “the strange one.” He was born and named Olu'fela' Olusegun Oludotun Ransome Kuti in 1938 to a father who was not only a priest but also a teacher, and his mother was an anti-colonial activist. His growing up was excellent as he had everything at his disposal; access to the best education and all that. Having attended Abeokuta Grammar

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Throwback: See Police Beatings On My Back, I Didn't Die Because My Name Is Anikulapo Kuti — Fela

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He Was Brave: Meet The Man Who Used Music As His Tool For Political Change.

Most times people use different means to say their opinions on different issues and this man chose to use the art of music to do so,we remember him with songs like'Beast of No Nation, Roforofo Fight,No Agreement and Coffin For Head Of State to mention but a few.He was an outspoken personality who spoke on major issues concerning the Nigerian government and their policies.He was vocal in his thoughts about issues like corruption, mistreatment of citizens and also against colonialism which he saw as the root cause

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He Was Brave: Meet The Man Who Used Music As His Tool For Political Change.

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Short biography of music legend Fela Kuti

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-kuti was born on October 15, 1938 to Reverend Ransome-Kuti and Mrs Funmilayo, his father was a Protestant and his mother was a political activist. As a child Fela learned how to play the drums and piano he led his school choir. Fela studied music at Trinity College of Music in London, England. In1963, Fela formed a band and named it Koola Lobitos, which he changed to Afrikaans 70, and again to Egypt 80. Starting from the 60s Fela started his own brand of music called "Afrobeat"

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Short biography of music legend Fela Kuti

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This is why BURNABOY and FELA shouldn't be compared together on who's the African giant - OPINION

Hi readers today we'll be discussing a very sensitive issue which is why Burnaboy and Fela shouldn't be compared to who's the African giant. I would be given my earnest opinion from facts. The one time Grammy award nominee has been recently trending online for comparism with the Juju music performer Late Fela Kuti. There has been a sort of controversial comments lately which in my opinion is triggered by fans who repeatedly try to cause disunity between celebrities. Although Fela is dead but he's the founder

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This is why BURNABOY and FELA shouldn't be compared together on who's  the African giant - OPINION

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Celebrating Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, one of the greatest Black music icons, on his posthumous birthday

A great son of Africa was born 82 years ago on this day in Abeokuta, present day Ogun State. He was born with a silver spoon. His influential parents gave him the best of education, including sending him overseas to read medicine. But he chose his own path in life and read an entirely different course. It was a path that would lead him to greatness as one of the most famous black men in history. Fela (arrowed) as a two-year-old in a 1940 family photo. Photo: Wikipedia. Born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti

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Celebrating Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, one of the greatest Black music icons, on his posthumous birthday

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What Is Your Thoughts On The Late Music Maestro - FELA KUTI

ela Anikulapo Kuti (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997), also professionally known as Fela Kuti, or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre and human rights activist. At the height of his popularity, he was referred to as one of Africa's most "challenging and charismatic music performers". Background information Birth name: Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti also known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti Born: 15 October 1938 Abeokuta, Western Region,

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What Is Your Thoughts On The Late Music Maestro - FELA KUTI