Nigerian superstar Fela dies

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The Independent Online
Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Nigeria's Afrobeat superstar, who helped bring the continent's music to a global audience, died at 58 after weeks of illness. A star of the Nigerian and international music scene in the 1970s and 1980s, Anikulapo-Kuti, known as Fela, won a reputation for smoking marijuana, sleeping with many women and dressing only in underpants. Reuters - Lagos

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