Afrobeat Culture Federator

Afrobeat Culture Federator

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

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Most recent articles


AFRICA: THE NEED FOR A RADICAL CHANGE!

Wednesday 19 February 2014 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! As earlier promised, it is the issue of the federal government of Nigeria’s proposed national dialogue that I would like to address in this post. Those of you out there who regularly follow my posts would remember my piece on “Dialogue of Bearded Men” where I wrote: “As (...)


ANSWER TO AFROBEAT FAMILY QUIZ

Tuesday 11 February 2014 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! Fela once said to me in 1976: “ID, if you don’t blow your trumpet who on earth will blow it for you!” He made the comment following an article I wrote with inputs from Lemi and Duro my co-members of YAP Care-Taker Committee, published in our newsletter YAP News titled: (...)


AFROBEAT FAMILY QUIZ

Friday 7 February 2014 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Radio Shrine ! Gan ! Gan ! This is a quiz for all members of our afrobeat family out there: Who is the kidnapped smiling lady with the crutch? Who is her smiling, hooded kidnapper? Where did the kidnapping take place? How was she rescued from her kidnappers? Can anyone (...)


LET US ASK OURSELVES WHAT IS GOVERNMENT

Monday 27 January 2014 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! Lately on this page I have been doing some video streaming from those who know, people who give substance to all the messages passed out here. For those of you who took the time to watch them, you saw for example: African Origin of civilization by Cheick Anta Diop. For (...)


REVOLUTION: ANIMAL FARM STYLE

Friday 17 January 2014 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! This last Christmas as she is known to do every year for every member of my wife’s family, I received a package of gift from my niece Christelle Lefrançois. Among the various well chosen presents inside her package for me - a copy of “Animal Farm” by George Orwell. (...)


BALKANIZATION: YORUBA, HAUSA, IGBO, etc.

Wednesday 15 January 2014 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Brothers and Sisters out there; instead of struggling with like minds to UNITE AFRICA, it is a surprise to see that we are being balkanized as: Ijebus, Egbas, Hausa, Igbo, etc. Asked how we can bring everyone together with so much division, they say “It is no division, everyone is celebrating (...)


WHAT IS OUR WISH FOR 2014?

Friday 3 January 2014 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Radio Shrine! Gan! Gan! If we take an inventory of the year 2013 that has just ended, apart from the demise of Madiba Nelson Mandela and his legendary march to freedom that could serve us as inspiration, Pope Francis’ declaration to the world that: “like the fable of Adam and Eve, we see hell (...)


FELA - PHENOMENON & LEGACY‏‏

Monday 12 August 2013 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Dear Friends, brothers and sisters please find the link to my new work titled Fela-Phenomenon & Legacy e-book version the paper copy will be out asap.http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C4QS9LK Please pass the message Regards M.K.IDOWU aka ID Click to open expanded view Share your own (...)


MANU DIBANGO: 1960’s stepping into big time

Tuesday 15 November 2011 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
The ‘60’s on the African continent and the Diaspora Africa were years of hope for the fulfilment of the aspiration of a people subjected to more than five hundred years of slavery and colonialism. In the forefront of the struggle, were nationalist movements out to fern away years of ember with (...)


FELA SPEAKS : PART 3

Friday 20 May 2011 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Yabbis the Pidgin-English word coined from the verb “to yap at” is the center-piece of the third part of our Fela Speaks. To those who had the opportunity to participate in the Yabbis sessions in the Africa Shrine, here is a little gift to quench your nostalgia and to those of you out there who (...)

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