Week 3: Afrobeat and the politics of Fela Kuti

Randall F Grass (1986) ‘Fela Anikulapo-Kuti: The Art of an Afrobeat Rebel’, The Drama Review: TDR, Vol. 30, No. 1 (Spring, 1986), pp. 131-148 http://www.jstor.org/stable/1145717

Justin Labinjoh (1982) ‘Fela Anikulapo-Kuti: Protest Music and Social Processes in Nigeria’, Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 13, No. 1, (Sep., 1982), pp. 119-134, http://www.jstor.org/stable/2783979

Tejumola Olaniyan (2001) ‘The Cosmopolitan Nativist_ Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and the Antinomies of Postcolonial Modernity’, Research in African Literatures, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp.76-89, http://www.jstor.org/stable/3820905

Derek  Stanovsky (1998) “Fela and His Wives: The Import of a Postcolonial Masculinity.” Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, July 1998 http://english.chass.ncsu.edu/jouvert/v2i1/STAN.HTM

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