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Nigerian authorities finally recognize the late Fela Kuti, arguably Africa's greatest musician.

 


For most of his life, the creator of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti, was at odds with Nigerian Authorities, to the extent the Nigerian Military government razed the Kalakuti Republic, Fela's compound and performance center, in 1977 and tossed his mother Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti out a window, which lead to her death.

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