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Performance costumes hang in Fela’s bedroom perfectly preserved.

Last month, Fela‘s Kalakuta commune – a three-story building down a potholed road that “seceded” from Nigeria – was turned into a museum with the help of a $250,000 grant from the Lagos government and some serious toiling from his family and album cover artist Lemi Gharioukwu. While not officially opened to the public yet, we got a sneak peak. Check it:


The legendary sax.

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1 Replies to "Letter from Lagos: Fela’s Undies + More From The Kalakuta Commune"
Anonymous says:
January 31, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Barney underwear?? only Abami’s swagger can carry that one off…..FELA LIVES!!

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