Fela

The story of Fela Anikulapo you were never told – part 2

The Ransome’s family were radical activist, His mother Funmilayo was an activist for women and fought against tax on women, representation of women in local government and she also participated in the struggle for Nigerian independence. Beko Ransome-Kuti fought as an opposition against military rule. Fela live was a...

The story of Fela Anikulapo you were never told – part 1

Name: Fela Anikulapo Ransome-Kuti Popularly called: Fela Birth: September 22, 1946 Place of birth: Abeokuta, Nigeria Origin: Ogun state     Growing up in Abeokuta, Fela was born to a prominent family, His father, Rev. Ransome-Kuti, was a clergyman, an educator, and a priest in Anglican while his mother...

What Nigerian music has done during the #EndSARS protest

During the heat of the endSARS protest, popular Nigerian music has been used by the youth to send messages to the Nigerian government as they make their demands to end police brutality. These pieces of music have brought about unity amongst the people and have broken bounds beyond culture,...

List of Nigerian artist born in January

Birthdays are special days for every individual, and it is remembered and celebrated by people all over the world. People across the globe are known to set aside time to celebrate these special days marking the event of their birth, every successive year. January started off with quite a...

Why are young Nigerian musicians avoiding political music

Music is a food for the soul, it’s a form of art used in different application, be it relaxation, entertainment, empowerment, motivation, protest, etc. Over the years, Nigerian music has rised massively as the entertainment sector now generates huge and massive revenues for the nation and individuals in Nigeria. ...