Afrobeat Culture Federator

Afrobeat Culture Federator

Fédérateur de la culture Afrobeat - Afrobeat Culture Federator - musiques africaines - African musics

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SEGUN DAMISA MEMORIAL JULY 17, 2006 – JULY 17, 2019.

Wednesday 17 July 2019 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Segun Damisa, leader of the defunct Abuja based afrobeat group: Alkebu-lan and founder, of the Bordeaux based Afrobeat Crusaders died of generalised cancer July 17, 2006 in France. A child of Kalakuta, Segun started his musical apprenticeship as a percussion player at a very young age, when he (...)


LADY

Friday 17 May 2019 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
In the song “LADY” Fela criticised the use of White Western values and standards of feminine beauty in Africa. However to his detractors songs such as this are interpreted as anti-feminist or simply “macho”. To those who really knew him, he was never anti feminist as he was only saying African (...)


ALAGBON CLOSE ANNIVERSARY 30TH APRIL, 1974 – 30TH APRIL, 2019.

Tuesday 30 April 2019 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, 2019

Monday 18 February 2019 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 (...)


SHITHOLE REVOLT - Is this not the best way to give Power to the PEOPLE?

Tuesday 11 December 2018 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Be it Amnesty International, Democracy Now, Occupy Wall Street, Men and Women Rights Movements, Front Line Defenders, International Service for Human Rights, Reporters without Borders, Gay rights, Lesbian rights, etc. One point all these organizations, share in common is the fight for justice! (...)


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 (...)

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