Fela Kuti J.J.D (Johnny Just Drop!!) Live!! At Kalakuta Republik

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      • 1. J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) Part I
      • 2. J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) Part II

      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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