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Nigerian pop is global, but it isn’t exempt from the corrupting effects of home

Nigerian pop is global, but it isn’t exempt from the corrupting effects of home

An environment that can’t properly sustain its music is a net

‘The Harder They Fall’ & the link between JAY-Z and Fela Kuti

‘The Harder They Fall’ & the link between JAY-Z and Fela Kuti

Hov has clearly been doing his Afrobeat

Daily Paper & Wekafore celebrate West African culture with new collection

Daily Paper & Wekafore celebrate West African culture with new collection

an ode to Fela's

Wizkid, Fela Kuti & more feature on Sex Education soundtrack

Wizkid, Fela Kuti & more feature on Sex Education soundtrack

Also featuring Odunsi The Engine, Tiwa Savage, Skales & more

Understanding the efficacy of socially conscious music in Nigeria

Understanding the efficacy of socially conscious music in Nigeria

What are the odds of music being a catalyst for change in a politically stagnant

12 African figures who have influenced Black History

12 African figures who have influenced Black History

Alek Wek, Ali Farka Toure, Trevor Noah and

NATIVE Exclusive: Made Kuti is moving Afrobeat forward

NATIVE Exclusive: Made Kuti is moving Afrobeat forward

The singer, multi-instrumentalist and composer spoke to us about playing every note on his recent debut album, 'For(e)ward', and his...

AV Club: “Finding Fela” & the importance of wholesomely documenting African music’s heroes

AV Club: “Finding Fela” & the importance of wholesomely documenting African music’s heroes

Alex Gibney’s documentary is far from a hagiography, but it clearly doesn’t dig deep

20 Nigerian artists as football stars

20 Nigerian artists as football stars

Davido Ronaldo, Burna Van Djik, Wande Ozil + more perfect comparisons. @ us.

Essentials: Hugh Masekela & Tony Allen’s ‘Rejoice’ is a celebration of African music’s innovative spirit

Essentials: Hugh Masekela & Tony Allen’s ‘Rejoice’ is a celebration of African music’s innovative spirit

A delightful collaboration between two of the most talented African artists to walk the face of the

For the Girls: We can’t get enough of the soothing sounds of East African jazz artist, SomiMusic

For the Girls: We can’t get enough of the soothing sounds of East African jazz artist, SomiMusic

Every day this month, The NATIVE will be putting you on to new and exciting female artists from all over

Where Were You: Kalakuta Queens are the unsung heroes of Afrobeat

Where Were You: Kalakuta Queens are the unsung heroes of Afrobeat

The pride of a generation of women who have been historically eschewed by

Legendary Fela Kuti collaborator, Ginger Baker passes away at 80

Legendary Fela Kuti collaborator, Ginger Baker passes away at 80

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee passed away after a brief stint of critical

The Bumplist: The Kuti Brothers, Swae Lee, Odunsi The Engine and 6 more artists you need to hear this week

The Bumplist: The Kuti Brothers, Swae Lee, Odunsi The Engine and 6 more artists you need to hear this week

The Bumplist is The NATIVE's official weekly

HIATUS KAIYOTE: Australian Supergroup Inspired By Fela

HIATUS KAIYOTE: Australian Supergroup Inspired By Fela

The Fela-inspired band brewing a storm