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Where To Watch the Felabration 2021 Concerts This Week

'Viva Nigeria! Viva Africa!'

The annual music and arts festival held in honor of Nigerian musician Fela Kuti is back and set to hit screens this week! The week-long 'Felabration' festival celebrates the life, times, and legacy that the late king of afrobeat has left behind. Fela Kuti's influence continues to ring on, both in music and his groundbreaking activism towards a safer and more free Nigeria.

This year rings in the 50th anniversaries of two of Kuti's most popular and adored records, London Scene as well as the highly celebrated album made in collaboration with former Cream drummer, Ginger Baker, 'Live!'

Partisan Records will be re-releasing both albums on vinyl this fall; 'London Scene' on November 5th and 'Live! With Ginger Baker' out on November 19th. The latter project features remastered audio from Fela's original recordings made at infamous British recording studio Abbey Road Studios.

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You Can Vote to Get Fela Kuti On the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The late Nigerian king of afrobeat is currently leading in votes. Here's how and where you can cast yours.