Fela’s 81st posthumous birthday: 20 iconic photos of late afrobeat legend

Fela’s 81st posthumous birthday: 20 iconic photos of late afrobeat legend

It has been several years after the passing of one of the most iconic individuals in the history of Nigerian music identified as Fela Anikulapo Kuti, who was born on October 15, 1938 and died on August 2nd, 1997.

Largely known for his agitations for a better society through the use of music as a tool for social change, Legit.ng has taken out time to celebrate this legendary musician who should have turned 81 on this day, if he was alive.

To mark the posthumous birthday celebration of Kuti, wecompiled 20 powerful images that captured some of the most beautiful and important moments during the course of his musical career and lifetime in general.

Check out photos below:

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