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Today marks the 20th Year since the death of The Legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti

On August 2, 1997, the Creator of Afrobeat and a man larger than life, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died as a result of HIV/AIDS as widely reported.

Its been 20years since the lose of the worldwide legend and his songs and messages are ever green in our minds and forever relevant.

To say Fela was an icon is an understatement. He is a cultural colossus, a demi-god who still baffles, inspires and amazes millions of people till today.

He is respected by Celebrities worldwide. Wizkid has a tattoo of him on his arm and calls himself Young Fela. Latino bands cover his classics. The stage play about his life held Broadway spellbound. Alicia Keys vibes out to his records on her lazy weekends.

20years since his passing and his influence and lifestyle are felt more than ever before.

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