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Femi Kuti and Made Kuti each release an album to be released together as Legacy

Roger Bowie

Oh wow, here comes the Kuti clan. When I was working in Africa in the 80s I visited Lagos regularly and the star of that time was the late Fela Kuti. His son Femi joined his band in 1979 and then continued solo in the 90s, after the untimely death of his father.

But Fela Kuti achieves immortality through his son and grandson (Made Kuti) and here they are, still raging against political injustice in Nigeria, and releasing two albums in the new year, together packaged under the title Legacy.

Check out the images of Lagos in the Fema Kuti  video. Not a lot has changed, sadly.

Available to pre-order here

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Written By: Roger Bowie Roger Bowie has been collecting music since 1964, starting with 45 rpm singles, and then building an LP and CD collection from 1970. 1.8 per week since then. Not a vast collection, but eclectic and occasionally obscure. Roger is a big Americana fan, and regularly attends AmericanaFest in Nashville, held every September. Also, he once played golf with Alice Cooper...