Download fela music video fela songs album tooxclusive. Now a hit musical celebrating his extraordinary life is coming to britain. The immediate cause of death of fela was heart failure, but there were many complications. Double wahala for dead body, and the owner of dead body, in one of his hit tracks. Here is, double wahala which he dedicates to the afrobeat legend, fela anikulapo kuti. You can always count on oritse femi to deliver a street credible tune, double wahala didnt fall short of the street flavour,this one is dedicated to afrobeat legend fela anikulapo kuti. Double wahala for dead ee body biola oh dead ee body. Fela anikulapo kuti, 15 october 1938, abeokuta, nigeria d. Kuti has been the primary influence behind the invention and development of afrobeat, the west african fusion of agitprop lyrics and dance rhythms which has been a major medium of social protest for the urban poor since the late 60s.
Young man who was allegedly kidnapped in imo state has been found dead in anambra state pics photos. Fela and the africa 70 shakara 1974, vinyl discogs. Its full of layers and each time i discover new things. Licensed to youtube by the orchard music, pias, wmg on behalf of knitting factory records. List of songs from top nigerian artist, wizkid, olamide, davido,psquare, tekno, reeked banks, runtown, phyno, tiwa savage and many more nigeria a list songs.
Fela kuti page in fuller up, dead musicians directory. Fela in his life time was never a good bedfellow of the military institution. Includes unlimited streaming of confusion 1974 via the free bandcamp app, plus highquality download in mp3, flac and more. Fela anikulapo kuti 15 october 1938 2 august 1997, also professionally known as fela kuti. Interesting album where fela kuti explores new boundaries. The new afrika shrine has opened since felas death in a different section of lagos under. In anambra morgue, the dead had a taste of hell punch.
Fela anikulapo kuti, abami eda you will never carry last, you are the truth. Apr 29, 2011 fela kuti beasts of no nation edit duration. Double wahala oritse femi ghetto soldier comes again with another street anthem, this time sampling fela anikulakpo kuti. Fela anikulapo kuti 15 october 1938 2 august 1997, also professionally known as fela kuti, or simply fela, was a nigerian multiinstrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the afrobeat music genre and human rights activist. Ote you dey dey there dey hate me when i dey gbadun my money from moscow to malaysia from malaysia to.
Zombie was first played by fela kuti and africa 70 at festac festival for black arts and culture in lagos, nigeria in 1977. Army arrangement 1985 by fela kuti, released 18 january 2011 1. Nigerian songs updated daily top 100 nigerian music az. Oritsefemi drops the masterpiece double wahala the official video for the monster hit rocking the airwaves. It was released in nigeria by coconut records in 1977, and in the united kingdom by creole records in 1977 the album criticised the nigerian government. Its only after have listened several times that i appreciate the album as a whole. I sing dis song some time ago call am confusion then army never burn my house. The chaotic megacity was often referenced by fela, much like in. Oct 30, 2010 afrobeat pioneer fela kuti was a nigerian hero, a political insurrectionist and had 27 wives. As felas brother, olikoye ransome kuti, said at a news conference.
Double wahala in southwest over handling of expired. Coffin for head of state by fela kuti on amazon music. As a political activist, he believed the army should operate under the mandate of a civil government. Fela anikulapo kuti, abami eda you will never carry last, you are the truth to any nigerian readers who dont know who fela is, i can only scratch my head and say sorry. Fela anikulapo kuti, instrumentalist musician and composer, human rights activist and political legend may not have envisaged the air crash. With shakara oloje being recorded in 1971, fela fela ransome kuti was lightyears ahead of his time, with the album consisting of but two songs recorded live, where for all intent and purposes, shakara oloje has to be one of the most shimmering and delightful records ever made, certainly leaning toward the jam side of the spectrum. Testo testi canzoni double wahala oritsefemi su rockol. The cd coffin for head of state unknown soldier is the best two fer proper albums release knitting factory records assembled in their re issue series, in that these are sister albums, both odes to his mother who was killed during one of the government raids on the kalakuta republic. The musical based on the life of fela anikulapo kuti, the nigerian performer and activist who died in 1997, is headed next for lagos, the hometown of its title. Of no nation, refers to buhari as an animal in a madmans body. Apr 27, 2020 like the immortal lyrics of afro legend, fela anikulapokuti, double wahala for dead body and the owner of dead body, some southwest governors were at the weekend faced with double jeopardy. You wan go shitta tawon omo aiye ba ka e mu kari o ma sare gele wa sere kabakaba and from ikeja to bariga from bariga to gbagada from gbagada to mowe bi moshe n jaiye mi ko kan aiye e ye oh oh oh oh oh oh ori wo mi eleda mi hey oh double wahala for dead body double wahala for dem body and the owner of dem body double wahala for dead body. Akoyas practice of using acronyms with double meanings is clearly adopted from fela.
Zombie is the 27th fulllength album by afrobeat pioneer fela kuti. May 28, 2014 oritsefemi drops the masterpiece double wahala the official video for the monster hit rocking the airwaves. Fela is direct and humorous in his attack as he barks out commands to the soldiers like. Double wahala for deadi body double wahala for deadi body. Oritse femi double wahala prior to 20, oritse femi had a string of hit singles in flog politician and mercies of the lord but the man would admit that it was double wahala, his remake of and dedication to fela anikulapo kuti sconfusion break bone that brought him out from the dark alleys of the underground. Mar 24, 2015 fela anikulapo kuti, abami eda you will never carry last, you are the truth.
Sep 12, 20 you can always count on oritse femi to deliver a street credible tune, double wahala didnt fall short of the street flavour,this one is dedicated to afrobeat legend fela anikulapo kuti. Orisa femi double wahala for dead body naija songs. The album was a scathing attack on nigerian soldiers using the. Jan 01, 2001 check out zombie by fela kuti on amazon music. When legendary afrobeat musician, fela anikulapo kuti, sang the famous line. Double wahala for dead body and the owner of dem body double wahala for dead body abeg no stop am obodo i dey enjoy gan and the owner of dem body ah ah ah ote you dey dey there dey hate me when i dey hustle for my money no be so from moscow to malaysia you don see the matter now from malaysia to miami ko kan aiye eye ma foshe yi mi o.
Revisiting felas double wahala for dead body ynaija. Mistake live at the berlin jazz festival 1978 zombie. Fela kuti s family circumstances marked him for distinction, though not necessarily as one of the earliest and wildest of africas handful of world famous popular singers. Like the immortal lyrics of afro legend, fela anikulapo kuti, double wahala for dead body and the owner of dead body, some southwest governors were at the weekend faced with double jeopardy. All others kindly ask wikipedia in 1990 fela released an album called confusion break bone cbb he sings about the many things that are wrong in nigeria. The songs immediate popularity it satirised the military government of the time incurred the wrath of the government, and soldiers destroyed kutis home. Relatives 80yearold lesothos pm, thabane, buckles to pressure, agrees to step down vatican, italy resume public church services as. You can always oritse femi to give you that kentostreetajegunle feel in his tracks, this one doesnt fall short. This portion of the reissues series, entitled zombie in celebration of felas most well known song, spans the years 1976 1980.
Fela kuti confusion break bones lyrics genius lyrics. He also awarded himself a new name, anikulapo, which translates as the one who carries death in his quiver, to replace his colonial or slave. Zombie 197677 by fela kuti, released 14 september 2010 1. Sep, 2010 tomorrow, september 14, knitting factory records will release the third set of fela reissues. Leggi il testo completo di double wahala di oritsefemi su rockol. Fela kuti trouble sleep yanga wake am 1972 duration. At the height of his popularity, he was referred to as one of africas most challenging and charismatic music. Fela kuti confusion break bones lyrics metrolyrics. Zombie is a studio album by nigerian afrobeat musician fela kuti.1252 1480 669 1311 1488 197 574 1347 533 946 1364 1632 947 861 1156 887 1055 438 374 80 797 850 801 1362 1024 291 465 418 1060 754 270 733 1417 930 8