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You Can Now Get Fela Kuti Songs On Your Phone In Nigeria

Here's how you can order Fela Kuti Callertunez on your phone in Nigeria.

Fela Kuti. Photo via All Music.


If you're living in Nigeria, you can now order Fela Kuti songs through the MTN Network Callertunez platform and have friends listen to afrobeat rhythms while they wait on you to pick up their call. This is the first time Fela's songs have been available on the service.

Fela songs that you can order right now include “Lady,” “Water No Get Enemy.” “Zombie,” “Roforofo Fight,” “Shakara,” “Expensive Shit,” “Everything Scatter,” “Gentleman,” “Viva Nigeria” and “Go Slow,” with 40 more tracks being added in the following weeks.

To grab your own simply go to the MTN Callertunez site or send ‘REG’ to 4100. Ten new Fela songs will be added to Callertunez each week.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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