“This country is bad!” cries Tony, one of the main characters in Cornel-Best Onyekaba’s punchy play, Fela: Son of...
The (Afrobeat) King is back!
@waka_about editorial (Oct. 2012; print edition), published just before #Felabration 2012.
New Artistic Director named for MUSON Centre
Ahead of the 18th edition of the annual MUSON Festival, Tunde jegede has resumed as the new Artistic Director...
The Preacher-Man Died (Review of Wole Soyinka’s ‘Camwood on the Leaves’)
Camwood on the Leaves, a radio play by Prof. Wole Soyinka adapted for the stage by Kenneth Uphopho‘s...
Moremi: Of Ancients and Modern
By Temi Bamgbose If Ayo Arigbabu’s futuristic retelling of the Moremi myth effectively connects youths and modern people to...
Fela, Kalakuta and the Afrika Shrine
By Azuka jebose Molokwu The Afrika Shrine is a panoramic society, a poly-rhythmic nation, interlaced with rich multi-cultural rhythms...
Fela, The Untold Story
By Pelu Awofeso Benson Idonije, 75, crossed paths with Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, the Nigerian creator of Afrobeat (who died on...
Fela's People ("Everybody say: 'yeah, yeah'")
Anyone (and everyone) who is familiar with Fela’s music will know the phrase above: the late Afrobeat creator connected...
Fela, Preacher and Priest
By Majemite Jaboro On October 15 2011, the Chief Priest Fela Anukulapo Kuti would have been 73 years old,...
Fela, My Hero
By Azuka Jebose Molokwu The Days of innocence One early morning, during the harmattan period of January 1967,...