The Nigerian artist and political activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti (1938-1997) combined West African highlife with bits of jazz and James Brown-style funk creating a musical style he named Afrobeat.

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Africaman Original
Biographical article by Carter Van Pelt following the artist's death. *Aug. 1, 1997)
African Music: Fela Kuti
Article and discography, including singles.
Fela Anikulapo Kuti
Discography with photograph.
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