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    Limited edition deluxe 7 album box set compiled by Erykah Badu
    • Fela Vinyl Box Set£99.99 £89.99
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    Originally released in 1977, ‘Johnny Just Drop (J.J.D.)’ features Fela lampooning Nigeria’s ‘been-tos’, people who had been to Europe or America to work or study and then returned (dropped) home with European social pretensions and an inferiority complex about African culture.
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    Performed by Fela and his Afrika 70 at the renowned Berlin Jazz Festival in 1978, this live recording of V.I.P. is possibly Fela’s most profound vilification of the Nigerian government. In his very public address to the European crowd, Fela explains that V.I.P., in this context, stands for “vagabonds in power”, a direct jab both at the Nigerian...
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    Reissue of the classic ‘Music Of Many Colours’, the joint album between Roy Ayers and Fela Kuti, recorded after a three week tour of Nigeria’s major cities in 1979, duringwhich Roy Ayers performed as the opening act for Fela’s band. The two artists decided to record the album as a round-up to the tour. ESSENTIAL!
    Reissue of one of Fela's later recordings, comprised of two extended tracks, the title cut and the classic, 'Pansa Pansa'.
    1973 Fela Kuti mastepiece - Absolutely essential!!!! 
    On the title track Fela and the backup singers ridicule the mindset of men in uniform over an urgent, quick-march accompaniment from Afrika 70. The album was a scathing attack on Nigerian soldiers using the zombie metaphor to describe the methods of the Nigerian military. ‘Zombie’ was a smash hit with the people and infuriated the government, setting...
    Originally recorded in 1974, "Confusion" is a 26-minute, one-track album that is entirely instrumental on the first side. Lyrically, the song is a polemical comment on the confused state of Nigeria's chaotic, post-colonial, urban existence. A fine example of the great man's genius.
    'Expensive Shit' is one of Fela's most notorious albums! This killer afro-beat LP was originally release in 1975 and now gets a reissue on Brooklyn-based Knitting Factory Records! 
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    It's hard to go wrong with Fela Kuti's work from the 1970s, and LIVE!, which features the Afrobeat innovator backed by his powerhouse band Africa '70 and ex-Cream drummer Ginger Baker, is no exception. Reissued on Brooklyn-based Knitting Factory records. 
    Yellow Fever’ was originally released in 1976, during Fela’s extraordinarily prolific 1975-77 purple period, when he released 24 albums in Nigeria alone. The title track is one of Fela’s defining masterpieces. Sung in Broken English, the language he adopted in order to make his words understood beyond Yoruba speakers, the lyrics rail against the...
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