Interview with Mabinuori Kayodé Idowu in Paris at the Fela Kuti exhibition

Interview with Mabinuori Kayodé Idowu in Paris at the Fela Kuti exhibition

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Mabinuori Kayode Idowu, a close friend and manager of Fela Kuti at the start of his career, tells us about the exhibition based on his as-yet-unpublished book, "Fela Phenomenal Legacy". It is currently on show at the Philharmonie de Paris and retraces the musician's artistic life. In this interview, Mabinuori Kayode Idowu talks about Afro-music, the birth of Afro-beat, colonialism in Africa, the 'Gentleman' album and its cover, the famous Shrine club in Lagos, the Republic of Kalakuta and France as a host country.