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Letter from Lagos: Fela's Undies + More From The Kalakuta Commune


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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The 8 Best Nigerian Songs of the Month (February)

Featuring Davido, Teni, Joeboy, Mr Eazi, Tems, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti and more.

Here are the best, and most noteworthy, Nigerian tracks we had on repeat this month.

Follow our NAIJA HITS playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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Here are 11 Oscar-Worthy African Feature Films to Watch

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