Afrobeat Revolutionary, The

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Neneh Cherry tells the story of musical pioneer and cultural revolutionary Fela Kuti.

Fela Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star. In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues. He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price.

Neneh Cherry tells his story and highlights the relevance of his influence on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world. Contributors include his sons and daughters - Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Motunrayo Kuti; Rikki Stein, Fela's manager for over 15 years; Sandra Isidore; drummer Tony Allen; and slam poet Saul Williams

First broadcast on Radio 2 in November 2008.

Neneh Cherry tells his story and highlights the relevance of his influence today on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world. Contributors include his sons and daughters - Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Motunrayo Kuti; Rikki Stein, Fela's manager for over 15 years; Sandra Isidore; drummer Tony Allen; and slam poet Saul Williams

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Neneh Cherry concludes the story of musical pioneer and cultural revolutionary Fela Kuti.

Fela Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star. In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues. He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price. Neneh Cherry conlcudes his story and highlights the relevance of his influence on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.

First broadcast on Radio 2.

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Neneh Cherry concludes the story of musical pioneer and cultural revolutionary Fela Kuti.

Fela Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star. In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues. He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price. Neneh Cherry conlcudes his story and highlights the relevance of his influence on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.

First broadcast on Radio 2.

Fela Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star. In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues. He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price. Neneh Cherry conlcudes his story and highlights the relevance of his influence today on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.

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Fela Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star.

In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues.

He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price.

Neneh Cherry tells his story and highlights the relevance of his influence today on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.

Contributors include his sons and daughters - Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Motunrayo Kuti; Rikki Stein, Fela's manager for over 15 years; Sandra Isidore; drummer Tony Allen; and slam poet Saul Williams

First broadcast on Radio 2 in November 2008.

Neneh Cherry tells the story of musical pioneer and cultural revolutionary Fela Kuti.

Neneh Cherry tells the story of musical pioneer and cultural revolutionary Fela Kuti and highlights his influence today.

6M02 LAST20111125

Neneh Cherry concludes the story of musical pioneer and cultural revolutionary Fela Kuti.

Fela Kuti created a unique sound, Afrobeat, but he was far more than a music star.

In Nigeria he spoke out for the oppressed on all social issues.

He was a cultural revolutionary, and paid the ultimate price.

Neneh Cherry conlcudes his story and highlights the relevance of his influence today on the music scene of Nigeria and across the world.

First broadcast on Radio 2.