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?uestlove from The Roots talks about when he first discovered Fela Kuti’s music, and walks us through Fela’s influence in yesterday and today’s hip-hop — including works by Mos Def, Macy Grey, D’Angelo, X-Clan, and Leader of the New School.

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  • DK

    Naija stand up!

  • blunts2010

    WORD. Fela is the King, for those that don't know

  • hcChessboxin

    it's sad that only a small portion of society know of fela kuti.

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