Chicago Bull’s center, Joakim Noah, whose father is tennis star and singer Yannick Noah, and whose grandfather is Cameroonian soccer star Zacharie Noah, grew listening to Fela Kuti. In this piece, Joakim talks about Fela’s audacity to speak the truth on behalf of his people, Tupac as a new generation’s Fela, Noah’s gift for Obama, the importance of knowing one’s roots.- Okayafrica
Archive for Fela Kuti
Peep this Hip hop classic, Kolomentality, a collaboration of Hip hop moguls, Mista Books and Elvis Ogbodo(EL Da Rocka), former on-air personality at one of South-East’s biggest radio stations, Cosmo FM now defunct. El later beacame a presenter under the name El Da Mainace at Silverbird’s Rhythm 95.7fm, Awka, Anambra State. The song contains a sample “Fela Kuti’s Colomentality”, a 100% consicous vibe.
Mista Books f. Fela Kuti & El Tha Mainace
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