Fela

Don’t Ever compare Wizkid with Fela – Sound Sultan

Sound Sultan has said that people should stop comparing Wizkid with Fela, adding that they are on different spaces. The comparison which is a regular topic on social media began again after Wizkid became first Nigerian to sell out Royal Albert Hall, London. Sound Sultan, in the interview with Hip TV, added that he’s sure […]

You Can’t Write Nigeria’s Story Without Remembering Fela – Brymo

With ‘Fela! The Concert’, just around the corner, Olawale Ashimi, popularly known as Brymo, will forever remain relevant in the country. In his words: “You can’t write the story of Nigerian or African in general music without remembering Fela,” Brymo said while adding that Fela’s recordings were still identifiable because his lyrics contain “topics that affect day to day people”. […]

Which Records Are They Selling? Nigerian Artistes Are Just Empty Barrels – Brymo

Controversial singer, Brymo, may have just started yet another cold war not only in the media but in the music world as well. The ‘Alajo Somolu’ crooner, in a recent interview with Linda Ikeji TV, opened up on a lot of things about his music, career and the music industry as a whole., On Nigerian […]

Felabration 2014: Banky W, Modenine, Phyno, others talk Fela’s Legacy [VIDEO]

DOWNLOAD October 15th marked the birthday of Nigeria’s greatest musician of all time, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, and our good friends at Soundcity TV took time out to interview the likes of Banky W, Modenine, Sound Sultan, Darey, Emma Nyra and Phyno to get their views on the Legendary Afrobeat originator and his legacy. Look out for […]

“Finding Fela” Gets Encouraging Reviews at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance festival which supports selected low budget productions, took place from Thursday 16th January 2014 to Wednesday 22nd January 2014 at Park City, Utah.  “Finding Fela,” a new documentary directed by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney which profiles the legendary Fela was one of the 18 movies screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. […]

Fashion Designer Deola Sagoe Set To Play Fela Anikulakpo Kuti’s Mum in New Nollywood Movie

Fumilayo Ransome Kuti <a Deola Sageo Renowned Fashion designer Deola who is known for her eccentric designs and beautiful clothing is set to make her debut into Nollywood as she plays Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, the mother of late afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in an upcoming movie. The movie is produced by Kunle Afolayan and it is […]