Fela Kuti's 'The Best of the Black President 2' - The Deluxe Edition

By Sari N, Kent,

15 years after his death, Fela Kuti’s The Best of the Black President 2 - The Deluxe Edition, which was released on Feb. 5 from Knitting Factory Records, shows that Kuti’s legacy lives on. His message of speaking against the injustices that pervaded Nigeria during his life were even powerful enough to make it to Broadway as the hit musical “Fela!” directed by Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones, has received 11 Tony nominations and three awards.

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