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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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1965 Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola Lobitos Fela Ransome Kuti 1
1969 Fela Fela Fela Fela Ransome-Kuti and His Africa 70 1
1971 Na Poi Fela Ransome Kuti & Afrika '70 1
1971 Open & Close Fela Kuti 4 2
1971 Why Black Man Dey Suffer Fela & The Africa 70 with Ginger Baker 2
1972 Roforofo Fight Fela & Afrika 70 5 5
1972 Shakara Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 5
1973 Afrodisiac Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa '70 4 2
1973 Gentleman Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 5 1
1974 Alagbon Close Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 4
1975 Before I Jump Like Monkey Give Me Banana Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 1
1975 Confusion Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 5 1
1975 Everything Scatter Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 1
1975 Expensive Shit Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 4.5 3
1975 He Miss Road Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70 4 2
1975 Noise for Vendor Mouth Fela & Africa 70 1
1976 Excuse O Fela Kuti 1
1976 Ikoyi Blindness Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Afrika 70 5 1
1976 Kalakuta Show Fela & Africa 70 5 1
1976 No Bread Fela & Africa 70 5 1
1976 Up Side Down Sandra Sings With Fela & Africa 70 4
1976 Yellow Fever Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Afrika 70 1
1976 Zombie Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 4 8
1977 Fear Not for Man Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 3 2
1977 No Agreement Fela Aníkúlápó-Kuti and Afrika 70 2
1977 Opposite People Fela Kuti 5 1
1977 Shuffering and Shmiling Fela Kuti 5 1
1977 Sorrow Tears and Blood Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 4 2
1977 Stalemate Fela Aníkúlápó Kuti and The Afrika Seventi 4 2
1979 International Thief Thief (I.T.T.) Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Africa 70 1
1979 Unknown Soldier Fela 1
1979 V.I.P. (Vagabonds in Power) Fẹla Aníkúlápó Kuti & Africa 70 1
1980 Authority Stealing Fẹlá Àti Afrika 70 1
1980 Music of Many Colors Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Roy Ayers 1
1981 Black President Fela Kuti 1
1981 Coffin for Head of State Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 4 1
1983 Perambulator Fela Kuti 1
1984 Army Arrangement Fela Kuti 3 3
1986 I Go Shout Plenty!!! Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 1
1986 Mr. Follow Follow Fela Kuti 1
1986 Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense Fela Kuti 4
1989 Beasts Of No Nation Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 3
1989 ODOO (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake) Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 2
1990 Confusion Break Bones Fela & Egypt 80 1
1992 Underground System Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 3
1998 Ikoyi Blindness / No Buredi Fela Kuti 1
1998 Original Suffer Head / I.T.T. Fela Kuti 1
1998 Don't Gag Me Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 1
1998 Music Is the Weapon of the Future Fela Kuti 1
2000 The Best Best of Fela Kuti Fela Kuti 1

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