Afrobeat Culture Federator

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KALAKUTA SHOW ANNIVASARY November 24, 1974 – November 24, 2018

Saturday 24 November 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
November 24, 1974, the police aware that up till then they have been unsuccessful in their attempts to hold Fela directly responsible, for any of the alleged crimes finally attacked his house again. Three truck loads of Nigerian anti-riot police squad armed to the teeth with guns, batons, (...)


YELLOW VEST’S GENERAL BLOCKAGE IN FRANCE!

Tuesday 20 November 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Fellow Nigerians, Africans, and Diaspora Africans, we have been pre-occupied by the outcome of the call of the Yellow Vests, through social media networks of a general blockage in France 17 November 2018, so much that we have not paid the necessary attention to the official start of election (...)


WE REMEMBER MIRIAM MAKEBA

Friday 9 November 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Zensi Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008). Zensi Miriam Makeba (nicknamed Mama Africa), was a Black South African Grammy Award-winning singer and civil rights activist who spoke-out against apartheid in South Africa. Born in Prospect Township near Johannesburg; South Africa on March (...)


AFRICAN YOUTHS, GET UP AND FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHTS!

Monday 15 October 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Africans; Diaspora Africans, fellow Nigerians, since the publication of my post: COME BACK HOME- TOGETHER WE FIX NIGERIA! I have been receiving private messages asking if I feel threatened by Nigerian Security Agents, as the reason keeping me away from Nigeria. This is to assure you all; that I (...)


FELA ANIKULAPO-KUTI 1938 - 1997 HOW I BECAME HISTORIC & POLITICAL CONSCIOUS

Thursday 2 August 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Fela, phenomenon and legacy, is an attempt to shed light from a personal experience and knowledge of the phenomenon that was Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. This impressive and rich experience started in 1974 after my high school graduation. I wanted to go study philosophy at the University, but as (...)


France WORLD CUP Victory – Important Lessons!

Sunday 22 July 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Pardon me to bring-up the much discussed French football team’s victory in the recent World Cup tournament in Russia. A re-visit such as this has as objective, for us all to draw the lessons necessary from this world event. Football world cup events; can be considered as one of the few (...)


SEGUN DAMISA MEMORIAL JULY 17, 2006 – JULY 17, 2018.

Tuesday 17 July 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
We in the afrobeat family; remember today like every other day Segun Damisa, founder of the Bordeaux based group Afrobeat Crusaders, who died of generalised cancer July 17, 2006 in France. Before we digest Segun Damisa’s wise take on the Nigerian situation a decade plus ago, our thoughts on this (...)


THE HOUSE NEGRO SYNDROME

Monday 28 May 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Fellow Africans and Diaspora Africans, we give proofs of Blacks from the continent not responsible for slavery, but the house slaves among us won’t believe because it is not the Whiteman saying it – this is what I call: THE HOUSE NEGRO SYNDROME. We will come back to this at the end of this long (...)


KALAKUTA’S FIRST POLICE ATTACK: ANNIVERSARY ALAGBON CLOSE 30TH APRIL, 1974 – 30TH APRIL, 2018.

Monday 30 April 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
30th April 1974, Fela was attending to some guest in his house suddenly some policemen walked into the living room demanding that every one should subject them to on the spot search, they produced a signed warrant by a high court judge authorising the search and they went through the house (...)


UNKNOWN SOLDIER REVISTED FEBRUARY 18, 1977 – FEBRUARY 18, 2018

Sunday 18 February 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
To the unsuspecting mind this song’s title represents a homage to military ‘heroes’, in keeping with world-wide tradition of erecting statues in memory of soldiers who lost their lives in wars. While Fela in his lifetime cannot be described as ‘a good bed-fellow’ of military orientation and approach (...)

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