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Thursday, 3 August 2017

Throwback Photos of ‘Fela Kuti’ After He Was Seriously Beaten By Soldiers in 1977

Yesterday, 2nd of August 2017, marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician and Legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti

In celebration of afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, here are throwback photos of the singer after a battalion of soldiers descended on Kalakuta Republic, attacked him and burnt his house.

Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, a medical doctor and Fela’s older brother told a news conference in Lagos on Sunday August 3, 1997 announcing the death of a musical giant, social commentator and maestro.

The enigma who painted himself as larger than life and who death could not touch, succumbed to complications resulting from HIV/AIDS

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