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Fela Kuti

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997), known professionally as Fela Kuti, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political maverick. He has been called "superstar, singer, musician, Panafricanist, polygamist, mystic, legend." During the height of his popularity, he was often hailed as one of Africa's most "challenging and charismatic music performers."

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Genres afrobeat jazz funk jazz-funk african
Top release Roforofo Fight

Albums

  1. Fela Ransome Kuti and His Koola Lobitos
    1965
  2. Fela Fela Fela
    1969
  3. Na Poi
    1971
  4. Open & Close
    1971
  5. Why Black Man Dey Suffer
    1971
  6. 6.0
    Roforofo Fight
    1972
  7. Shakara
    1972
  8. Afrodisiac
    1973
  9. Gentleman
    1973
  10. Alagbon Close
    1974
  11. Expensive Shit
    1975
  12. Confusion
    1975
  13. Noise for Vendor Mouth
    1975
  14. He Miss Road
    1975
  15. Before I Jump Like Monkey Give Me Banana
    1975
  16. Everything Scatter
    1975
  17. Kalakuta Show
    1976
  18. No Bread
    1976
  19. Ikoyi Blindness
    1976
  20. Excuse O
    1976
  21. Zombie
    1976
  22. Up Side Down
    1976
  23. Yellow Fever
    1976
  24. Sorrow Tears and Blood
    1977
  25. Fear Not for Man
    1977
  26. No Agreement
    1977
  27. Stalemate
    1977
  28. Opposite People
    1977
  29. Shuffering and Shmiling
    1977
  30. Unknown Soldier
    1979
  31. International Thief Thief (I.T.T.)
    1979
  32. V.I.P. (Vagabonds in Power)
    1979
  33. Authority Stealing
    1980
  34. Music of Many Colors
    1980
  35. Coffin for Head of State
    1981
  36. Black President
    1981
  37. Unnecessary Begging
    1982
  38. Perambulator
    1983
  39. Army Arrangement
    1984
  40. Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense
    1986
  41. Mr. Follow Follow
    1986
  42. I Go Shout Plenty!!!
    1986
  43. ODOO: Overtake Don Overtake Overtake
    1989
  44. Beasts of No Nation
    1989
  45. Confusion Break Bones
    1990
  46. Underground System
    1992
  47. Don't Gag Me
    1998
  48. Music Is the Weapon of the Future
    1998
  49. Ikoyi Blindness / No Buredi
    1998
  50. Original Suffer Head / I.T.T.
    1998
  51. Opposite People / Sorrow Tears and Blood
    2000
  52. The Best Best of Fela Kuti
    2000
  53. Open & Close / Afrodisiac
    2001
  54. Yellow Fever / Na Poi
    2001
  55. Monkey Banana / Excuse O
    2001
  56. Beasts of No Nation / Overtake Don Overtake Overtake
    2001
  57. Stalemate / Fear Not for Man
    2001
  58. Ikoyi Blindness / Kalakuta Show
    2001
  59. Underground System
    2001
  60. Coffin for Head of State / Unknown Soldier
    2002
  61. Shuffering and Shmiling / No Agreement
    2005
  62. Opposite People / Sorrow Tears and Blood
    2006
  63. Alagbon Close / Why Black Man Dey Suffer
    2007
  64. Volume 19 Ikoyi Blindness Kalakuta Show
    2013

Other releases

  1. Live!
    1971
  2. J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop)
    1977
  3. Original Suffer Head
    1981
  4. Black Man's Cry
    1992
  5. Afrobeat
    1993
  6. Funkiest Grooves Vol. 2
    1993
  7. Vols 1 & 2
    1996
  8. The Two Sides of Fela: Jazz & Dance
    1999
  9. The Best of Fela Kuti: The Black President
    1999
  10. Expensive Shit / He Miss Road
    1999
  11. V.I.P. / Authority Stealing
    2000
  12. The Anthology
    2000
  13. Shakara / London Scene
    2000
  14. Confusion / Gentleman
    2000
  15. Everything Scatter / Noise for Vendor Mouth
    2001
  16. Live in Amsterdam
    2001
  17. J.J.D. / Unnecessary Begging
    2001
  18. Upside Down / Music of Many Colours
    2001
  19. The Underground Spiritual Game (Mixed by Chief Xcel)
    2004
  20. Music Is the Weapon
    2005
  21. Anthology 1
    2007
  22. Anthology 2
    2009
  23. Fela da Great Non Stop Mix, Volume 1: Don’t Worry About My Dress
    2010
  24. The Complete Works of Fela Anikulapo Kuti
    2010
  25. Zombie
    2011
  26. Live in Detroit 1986
    2012
  27. FELA: The Complete Works of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti
    2013
  28. The Best of the Black President 2
    2013