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Breaking: Late Fela’s Drummer, Tony Allen is Dead

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Tony Allen who is the former drummer, composer and songwriter of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has passed on.

Allen died in Paris, France, on Thursday, April 30.

He was born in Lagos in 1940 and was regarded as one of the founders of Afrobeat.

Fela once stated that, “Without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat.” Allen has also been described by Brian Eno as “perhaps the greatest drummer who ever lived”


#Newsworthy. ..

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Burns boy mess trolls that say he steal fela’s songs.


Burna Boy took some time off his self-isolation to do a questions and answer (Q&A)session with fans on Twitter. This comes after Burna Boy had voiced his frustration at the limitation of his movement on March 27, 2020.

During the Q&A, he spoke about Wizkid, Fela, early days, new album in 2020 and ‘Odogwu (Remix)’ featuring Phyno, Zoro, Illbliss and Nigga Raw.

Nonetheless, something dramatic happened when Burna Boy replied a fan who told Burna Boy that, “With all this fela songs yhu dey drop back to back shior.”

Burna Boy who had obviously had enough bit back and replied, “The Fools that say this shit don’t even really know Fela songs. Fela went through much more hate from you fuckers than I currently do and all he did was speak the truth even more than I do. U are just pained that I’m King and I’m Flawless with the vibes. Unstoppable.”


#Newsworthy…

I am the best artist since Fela – Burna Boy


Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has tried to defend his claims that he is the best artist since Fela.

Burna Boy insisted that nobody asides Fela or his family members can lay claim to paving the way for him.


He made this known in a series of tweets which he posted last night.

Recall that two days ago, the singer trended on Twitter after he said he is the best since Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, and that no one paved a way for him. Well, he is still standing his grounds on his opinion.


Read his tweets which he has since deleted below:-



#Newsworthy…

Dede reveals secret on how fela was killed in NDLEA custody.

…says he was injected with poisons

Dede Mabiaku, who was Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s protege, has said the late legend died slowly after being injected with a poisonous substance while in NDLEA custody.

In a new interview, Dede said the Teacher No Teach Me Nonsense singer confided in him and in his son Seun Kuti that he had been injected while in NDLEA custody. Afterwards, his health began to deteriorate until he died.

Dede said this while expressing concern for Omoyele Sowore. He said Sowore needs to be taken for urgent medicals after being held in DSS custody to avoid a repeat of what happened to Fela.

Dede also said he is speaking up now because no one refused to reveal the truth about what really led to Fela’s death.

#Newsworthy…