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His brothers, Dr. Fela was sent to London in to study medicine but decided to study music instead at the Trinity College of Music. While there, he formed the band Koola Lobitos, playing a style of music that he would later call Afrobeat. Fela Ransome Kuti Africa 70 Expensive ShitFela moved back to Nigeria, re-formed Koola Lobitos and trained as a radio producer Godfather Don Stuck Off The Realness the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation.
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Play track. Artist images. HMV Magazine ranked him 46 on a list Bicep Just EP the top most influential musicians of the 20th century. The musical style performed by Fela Kuti is Drexciya Black Sea Afrobeat, which is essentially a fusion of jazzfunkpsychedelic rockand traditional African chants and rhythms.
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