Tag: Fela Kuti

YNaijaMay 15, 2023

Rema, Wizkid, Tobi Amusan, Hilda Baci – Nigerians Who Have Set Guinness World Records

Nigeria, known for its rich cultural heritage and diverse talents, is home to several individuals who have made their mark ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 7, 2020

EndSARS protests, Candlelight vigils, Felaberation…See YNaija’s Top 10 Events for October

The month of October was an eventful, gruelling and significant month in Nigeria’s history. Most events were tinged with heavy ...

Kola MuhammedOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Burna Boy finally joins the #EndSARS movement with ‘Project Protect’

  At the present, the world all over has become aware of #EndSARS movement. What was rebuked as mere social ...

SponsorNovember 28, 2019

‘Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens’ hits Terra Kulture in December 

Following the success of ‘Fela and the Kalakuta Queens’ in Lagos, Abuja, Cairo and Pretoria, Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions has announced ...

Bernard DayoAugust 2, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 2nd of August

Follow the links below to check out our latest stories: 5 Things that Should Matter Today: We hope Cindy would ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 16, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Olamide signs two young talents to YBNL; Seun Kuti attacks people who want to be Fela | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Misau vs Idris: Who is the kettle and who is the pot?

The late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in one of his popular track sang as follows: You be thief (I no be thief) ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

TMC postpones Fela’s Hard Rock Cafe induction indefinitely

The Temple Management Company (TMC) which had originally scheduled Fela’s induction into the Hard Rock Music Memorabilia Collection for Thursday 25th ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 16, 2017

Hard Rock Cafe to honour Fela Anikulapo Kuti

by Omoleye Omoruyi Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has not stopped receiving accolades, honours and awards, as Temple Management Company (TMC) ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 3, 2017

The Thread: Femi Kuti clears the air on his protest comments

Another day, another controversy. This one involving 2Baba and the son of afrobeat music legend, Fela Kuti. A video was ...

ToluNovember 15, 2016

Afrobeat Legend, Femi Kuti to perform live in Abuja

Afrobeat legend, and four-time Grammy Award nominee, Femi Kuti brings the recently ended Felabration vibe to Abuja this November. The ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

Opinion: Unmasking Jonathan’s speech

by Anthony Ademiluyi The defeat of King Harold by the Norman William the Conqueror in the Battle of the Hastings ...

Isime EseneJune 17, 2016

Opinion: Has the world lost its sense of humour?

by Mike Ekunno In the aftermath of Muhammad Ali’s passing there’s bound to be a blast of emissions that befits ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 15, 2016

No one has covered Fela’s ‘Lady’ as good as the amazing Falana (WATCH)

Nigerian singer, Falana has released her first official video off her Uncover’d series which is a cover to Fela Kuti’s ...

SolaFebruary 28, 2015

Being Fela’s daughter cost me lots of friends – Yeni Kuti opens up

by Anike Jacobs   The first child of late Afrobeat maestro Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and manager of his estate, including the ...

SolaFebruary 8, 2015

I can only forgive Buhari on one condition… – Seun Kuti

by Anike Jacobs Afrobeat star and late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s son, Seun, has explained why he would not vote this year. ...

SolaDecember 27, 2014

I will only work with Femi when I’m broke – Seun Kuti

by Anike Jacobs Seun Kuti, son of the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, says he can only work with his ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2014

Artiste, Tekno wants Fela to be taught in schools

by Damilola Jagun   Afro hip hop act, Tekno, has called for the study of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in Nigerian schools. ...

Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

Aren’t they lovely? Afrobeat artiste, @RealSeunKuti shares adorable family photo (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti is posted a photo on Instagram taking a pose ...

YEditorOctober 10, 2014

Felabration 2014: Forever lives Fela Kuti

by Adedayo Ademuwagun The 16th annual Felabration festival will be happening in Lagos from October 13 to 19, and many ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2014

“My ideal partner shouldn’t necessarily be pretty” || 20 things you never knew about Asa at 32

by Kolapo Olapoju Nigerian international singer, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as ‘Asa’ turns 32, today, 17 September. Asa recently released ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

Meet the 93-year-old Grandmother of Femi Kuti (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Afrobeat Icon, Femi Kuti has just shared on his Twitter handle, a photo of his maternal grandmother, ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 8, 2014

Why do people, and things, become popular? | A YNaija Investigation

by Adedayo Ademuwagun   10 years ago, a young Nigerian based in London returned to Nigeria and did a song. ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

D’banj is the boss of the White House (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju   We doubt if the United States ‘ White House has ever hosted a bigger star than ...

February 26, 2014

Perry Brimah: #WhereIsOurMoney – What Fela Kuti tells us

by Peregrino Brimah   Two point eight billion Naira, Oil money is still missing, Dey set up inquiry, Dey say ...

December 16, 2013

Opinion: Why Nigeria is still the best country around

by Udofia Joseph People boast of the beauty of Paris, but I say Paris beauty cannot be compared to the ...

May 23, 2013

Osisiye Tafa: Maybe Afrobeat is dead (30 Days, 30 Voices)

  When in 2013, in the midst of similar or worst circumstances than existed in the time of Fela, the ...

April 24, 2013

Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti is back with new video, ‘The world is changing’ (WATCH)

by Isi Esene Femi Kuti, the Afrobeat king is back with a new track off his album, No place for ...

February 10, 2013

“I am in a relationship and I am very happy in it” – Fela’s first daughter, Yeni Kuti

by Rachel Ogbu Yeni Kuti, former dancer and daughter of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, was recently interviewed to talk on everything from her ...

December 20, 2012

CNN profiles D’banj, WizKid, May7ven as new generation Afrobeats stars

Step into any of the countless nightclubs in Lagos and you’re bound to find yourself immersed in a sonic journey ...

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