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


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 (...)


Welcome to radioshrine.com

Saturday 9 October 2010 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
RADIO SHRINE.COM: SOLID LIKE THE IROKO TREE. Brothers and Sisters Friends and....., Like Fela used to say at the Shrine:"Radio Shrine!Gan-Gan Baba!" We are back ’on air’ after a short lull in our transmission and communication with you. An old adage says: "Everything changes and everything (...)


FELABRATION 2010

Friday 1 October 2010 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
In this light the organizers of the 2009 festival have also added something new: the “Fela Debate” with the topic; ‘The Social and Political Impact of Fela on our society’. According to the organizers of the festival the public will be invited annually to choose a defining topic that will always (...)


THE RETURN OF THE KING

Wednesday 4 August 2010 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Femi Anikulapo-Kuti can aptly be described in Yoruba language as ‘Omo d’agba tan’ – which literally means: ‘a child has come of age’ or ‘a child has attained adulthood’. Considering that at almost 49 years of age (born 16th June 1962), he can no longer be considered as a child. However, the (...)


TIKEN JAH FAKOLY .

Tuesday 3 August 2010 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Apart from Femi and his group, Positive Force, who through their musical exploits can be regarded as inheritors of the Fela phenomenon, it is most encouraging today to hear groups like Tiken Jah Fakoly identifying with the Fela struggle and legacy. With the strong message from his first major (...)


SEUN KUTI & EGYPT 80

Monday 2 August 2010 by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)
Seun Anikulapo Kuti is claimed particularly among those who never saw the King, to possess the grace, the energy and the fury of Fela. Performing with the Egypt 80, the legendary group of Fela, Seun’s showmanship has been described in the media as “relive the most original embodiment of Afro (...)

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