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Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J And More Nominated For 2021 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Until April 30, fans can vote for nominees through the official fan's ballot on

Erykah Badu Revives Fela Kuti’s Message On ‘The Tonight Show’

Mystical songstress, Erykah Badu, is known for imparting wisdom. And she continued this trend Wednesday night (Dec. 20), by electrifying the stage of The Tonight…

Nigerian Director Andrew Dosunmu To Helm ‘FELA’ Biopic

The hype is real, as black Hollywood looks to turn a corner in the type of productions in the works. Focus Features recently announced word of the helmer behind the…

Milkcrate Athletics Presents Fela Kuti Inspired T-Shirt

In recent years, Fela Kuti’s popularity has risen in the states, mostly due to the Tony Award winning play ‘Fela’ that ran on Broadway from 2009-2012. The prominent…

Nas And Damian Marley Get Some Competition

Nas and Damian Marley‘s Distant Relatives isn’t the only spring album dedicated to African music. Knitting Factory Records will release Fela! – Original Broadway Cast Rec…

CIVIL WRITES: Savagery Lost in Translation

A Perfect ’10 Now that you’re oriented with the Civil Writes premise, I’d like us to begin this every Tuesday translation. Over t