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Nigerian pop music: in the shadow of Fela Kuti
By Sophie BOUILLON
ATTENTION - Pictures by Emmanuel Arewa. Video by Florian Plaucheur ///
Lagos, Oct 13, 2017 (AFP) - Fela Kuti was known as "the King of Afrobeat". Krizbeatz calls himself "the King of AfroDance", the Nigerian music that has got millions dancing across Africa and the world.
For Fela, as he is still known to fans, music was often a life-threatening fight against corrupt military dictatorships that ...