Fela Kuti "M.O.P (Movement of the People) Political Statement No.1"
Now is as good as time as any for those who are not familiar with Fela Kuti and his tireless work for freedom in Africa. In addition to being an advocate for the silent as they rose up against those who oppressed them, Fela was an amazing muscians and band leader who was at the forefront of the afro-beat/afro-funk movement that still is moving forward today. Below, you can listen to how he fused the two things he cared most about, music and politics, in a powerful 37 minute statement on what he believed in and check out a site dedicated to maintaining his towering legacy.
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