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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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 Fela's London Scene Fela Ransome Kuti & Nigeria 70 2
2004 Afro Baby: The Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria, 1970-79 Various Artists 1
2005 20th Century Masters: The Best of Africa Various Artists 1
2005 Mick's Tape Cassetteboy 1
2009 The Madness (Onye-Ala) J.Period & Nneka 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1985 All Africa Radio Various Artists 1
1985 New Africa Various Artists 2
1985 New Africa Various Artists 1
1993 Deconstruction: The Celluloid Recordings Bill Laswell 3
1996 The Sound of the Beat Various Artists 1
1998 Africafunk: The Original Sound of 1970s Funky Africa Various Artists 2
1998 Alane (The Sound of Africa - Veronica Goes Africa) Various Artists 1
1999 Rare Funk, Volume 10: Mo' Female Funk Various Artists 1
2000 Africafunk: Return to the Original Sound of 1970s Funky Africa Various Artists 1
2000 Choice: Roger Sanchez Various Artists 1
2000 The Shrine: Afrobeat Various Artists 1
2001 Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky Lagos Various Artists 3
2002 The Very Best of Africa Various Artists 1
2002 Afrobeat Various Artists 1
2002 Space Lab Yellow Phase 2 Various Artists 1
2002 The Wire 20 1982 - 2002: Audio Issue Various Artists 1
2003 100% African Drums Various Artists 1
2003 Africa: The Essential Album Various Artists 1
2004 The Very Best of Africa, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
2004 Afrobeat Sessions Various Artists 1
2004 Essential Afrobeat Various Artists 1
2004 ASAP: The Afrobeat Sudan Aid Project Various Artists 1
2004 Theme and Variation DJ Language 1
2005 Africa 100: The Indestructible Beat Various Artists 1
2005 Gilles Peterson in Africa Gilles Peterson 1
2005 Songlines: Top of the World 33 Various Artists 1
2005 Bon Voyage: Other Worldly Sounds Sampler Various Artists 1
2005 The Essential Guide to Africa Various Artists 1
2006 25 ans de Radio Nova Various Artists 1
2006 Rare Grooves Africa #01 Various Artists 1
2007 Choice: A Collection of Classics Various Artists 1
2007 Norman Jay MBE Presents Good Times 7: Let the Good Times Roll Various Artists 1
2007 25 ans avant Nova Various Artists 1
2007 Lust - Art & Soul: A Personal Collection by Joey Negro Various Artists 1
2008 Grand Theft Auto IV: International Funk 99 Various Artists 1
2008 The Music of Grand Theft Auto IV Various Artists 2
2008 Songlines: Great Moments in World Music Various Artists 1
2008 Vampisoul Goes to Africa: Afrobeat Nirvana Various Artists 1
2008 Songlines: Top of the World 52 Various Artists 1
2008 Rolling Stone: Rare Trax, Volume 58: Let There Be Drums! Afrobeat Reloaded Various Artists 1
2008 The Timeless Ethnic Collection Various Artists 1
2009 Nova Classics Nine Various Artists 1
2009 Black Is Beautiful, Volume 10: All Over the World Various Artists 1
2009 Songlines: Top of the World 60 Various Artists 1
2009 Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds, Ghanaian Blues 1968–81 Various Artists 2
2010 Nigeria Afrobeat Special: The New Explosive Sound in 1970s Nigeria Various Artists 1
2010 1960-2010: Africa, 50 Years of Music Various Artists 1
2010 Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons Africaines Various Artists 5 1
2011 L'Afrique enchantée : Ticket d'entrée Various Artists 1
2013 Spex CD #113 Various Artists 1
2013 Mastermix Classic Cuts, Volume 132: Afrobeat Various Artists 1
2013 Rough Trade Shops Field Day 2013 Various Artists 1
2017 Soul Brothers Remixed compiled by Don Mescal Speakeasy Electro Swing 1
2018 Revolution Blues Various Artists 1
Barclay 2000-1 (Rock & Pop) Various Artists 1
Hit the Brakes 2, Volume 16 Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Jazzie B Presents: Soul II Soul at the Africa Centre Jazzie B 1
2011 Take Me With You DJ Nu‐Mark 1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Africa in Your Earbuds 4.0: What It Means Stimulus 1
2014 Africa in Your Earbuds #52: Carlos Mena Carlos Mena 1

Album + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 twann’s summer madness Various Artists 4 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 ¡Released! The Human Rights Concerts - A Conspiracy of Hope Various Artists 1

Album + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 When I Met You The Avalanches 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 The Africans: Original Soundtrack Album From the Television Series Various Artists 1
2008 The Visitor Jan A.P. Kaczmarek 1
2009 Grand Theft Auto IV Radio Various Artists 3

Other

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 AA302: From Composition to Performance: Musicians at Work The Open University 3

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