Afrobeat Culture Federator

Afrobeat Culture Federator

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

Most recent articles


Most recent articles


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 (...)


LE PREMIER RASTA

Friday 15 April 2011 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
A NE PAS MANQUER LE 27 AVRIL 2011... 10 ans après son livre LE PREMIER RASTA, la journaliste Hélène Lee repart pour la Jamaïque, caméra à l’épaule, sur les traces de Leonard Percival Howell, initiateur et catalyseur du Mouvement Rastafari, conSidéré par certains comme son fondateur. Entre images (...)


AFROBEAT PILGRIMAGE VACATION IN LAGOS NIGERIA

Tuesday 15 March 2011 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
BLACK ART PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: AFROBEAT PILGRIMAGE PACKAGE: HOTEL + AIR & GROUND TRANSPORT + CONCERTS + DEBATE = 1000 € OR 1,350 USD CHARTER FLIGHT: NEW YORK - PARIS - LONDON - LAGOS (ROUND TRIP). DEPART - OCTOBER 9, 2011. RETURN - OCTOBER 17, 2011. DEBATE: MESSAGE TO AFRICAN YOUTHS. (...)


FELA SPEAKS : PART 2

Thursday 10 March 2011 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
FELA SPEAKS: PART 2 This second part of our three part video streaming series, dedicated to the unsung heroes of our struggle in Kalakuta Republic - all those young men and women who alongside Fela were consistently brutalized and arbitrarily jailed by the Nigerian police and army, is (...)


FELA SPEAKS

Friday 14 January 2011 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
The year 2010 saw the extraordinary explosion of the brand name FELA with the re-issue of his life’s work and the media success of the musical from Broadway to a London theatre. With all the euphoria around FELA, one major aspect missing is the emphasis on the man and what he stood for. From (...)


HOMAGE : Segun DAMISA 2010

Sunday 12 December 2010 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Chez Alriq, a suburban bar/café reputed for its open air live music and restaurant in Bordeaux France was home to another week-end of Afrobeat music the 16 & 17 July 2010 in homage to Segun Damisa (1964-2006). Segun former leader of the defunct afrobeat group Alkebu-lan based in Abuja (...)

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