Kuti Family Continues Afrobeat Tradition

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Femi and Made Kuti are the descendants of Fela Kuti — the pioneer of Afrobeat.


 
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Femi and Made Kuti are the descendants of Fela Kuti — the pioneer of Afrobeat. They are carrying on the family tradition and have put out a double album together as father and son. They talk about their work, their family's music legacy, and the issues of corruption and historical impacts of colonialism still felt in their home of Nigeria today. 

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