Fela Kuti

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Fela Kuti was born "Fela Ransome Kuti" in Nigeria in 1938. His first band were the "Koola Lobitos" which he renamed to "Nigeria 70" during a tour in the USA around 1969. The band was again renamed to "Africa 70" when he returned to Nigeria. Around 1976 Fela changed his name to "Fela Anikulapo Kuti" ("Anikulapo" meaning "he who carries death in his pouch"). Later, around 1979 he formed a new band or changed the name of the band again (?) to "Egypt 80".

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Fela Kuti (born Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti; 15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997) also known as Fela Anikulapo Kuti or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political maverick.

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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1965 Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola Lobitos Fela Ransome Kuti 1
1969 Fela Fela Fela Fela Kuti 1
1972 Open & Close Fela Kuti 4 1
1976 Yellow Fever / Na Poi Fela Kuti 2
1976 Excuse O Fela Kuti 1
1976 Ikoyi Blindness Fela Kuti 5 2
1976 Kalakuta Show Fela Kuti 5 1
1976 No Bread Fela Kuti 5 1
1977 Fear Not for Man Fela Kuti 3 1
1977 Opposite People Fela Kuti 5 1
1977 Opposite People / Sorrow Tears and Blood Fela Kuti 1 2
1977 Shuffering and Shmiling Fela Kuti 5 1
1977 Stalemate Fela Kuti 4 1
1979 ITT Fela Kuti 1
1979 Unknown Soldier Fela Kuti 1
1979 V.I.P. (Vagabonds in Power) Fela Kuti 1
1980 Authority Stealing Fela Kuti 1
1980 Music of Many Colors Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Roy Ayers 1
1981 Black President Fela Kuti 1
1983 Perambulator Fela Kuti 1
1986 Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense Fela Kuti 4
1989 ODOO: Overtake Don Overtake Overtake Fela Anikulapo-Kuti & Egypt '80 1
1990 Confusion Break Bones Fela & Egypt 80 1
1992 Underground System Fela Kuti 2
1998 Original Suffer Head / I.T.T. Fela Kuti 1
1998 Music Is the Weapon of the Future Fela Kuti 1
2000 The Best Best of Fela Kuti Fela Kuti 1
2001 Ikoyi Blindness / Kalakuta Show Fela 2
2001 Underground System Fela Kuti 2
2001 Monkey Banana / Excuse O Fela Kuti 1
2001 Open & Close / Afrodisiac (feat. The Africa '70) Fela Kuti 1
2001 Stalemate / Fear Not for Man Fela Kuti 1
2005 Army Arrangement Fela Kuti 3 1
2000 Blacks Fela Kuti 1
Afrodisiac Fela Kuti 4 1
Army Arrangement Fela Kuti 1
Beasts of No Nation Fela Kuti 1
Buy Africa Fela Kuti 1
Buy America Fela Kuti 1
Live! Fela Ransome Kuti and Ginger Baker 1
Mr. Follow Follow Fela Kuti 1
Music Is the Weapon of the Future, Volume 2 Fela Kuti 1
Why Black Man Dey Suffer Fela Kuti 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1992 Black Man's Cry Compilation Fela Kuti 1
1999 The Two Sides of Fela: Jazz & Dance Compilation Fela Kuti 1
2000 The Best of Fela Kuti: The Black President Compilation Fela Kuti 4
2000 The Anthology Compilation Fela Kuti 1
2007 Anthology 1 Compilation Fela Kuti 1
2009 Anthology 2 Compilation Fela Kuti 2
2010 The Complete Works of Fela Anikulapo Kuti Compilation Fela Anikulapo Kuti 1

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