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Fela Kuti: The Rascal Republic Takes On The World

Vivien Goldman, New Musical Express, 18 October 1980

FELA ANIKULAPO-KOUTI PLANS TO BECOME PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA IN 1983.

HE'S ALREADY AFRICA'S MOST POPULAR MUSICIAN, WITH OVER 100 LPs TO HIS CREDIT. HE ALSO HAS 27 WIVES.

AFTER ANOTHER BRUSH WITH THE AUTHORITIES IN ITALY RECENTLY, HE TOLD HIS INCREDIBLE STORY OF HIGH LIFE, NEAR DEATH, CIA PLOTS, & POLITICAL INTRIGUE.

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