The subject of the sprawling exhibit about to open at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is just one person. But it's one person who made a hell of a lot of noise. Fela Anikulapo-Kuti only lived to be 58, but in that time, the Nigerian musician and activist released more than 70 albums, stirred up an international political movement, married 28 women, developed a commune for his followers, and spent a good portion of his time getting arrested, beaten, and banished from his homeland. All this from a boy born into a respectable middle-class family in 1938 and sent to London in the late '50s to... More >>>
Can I get an Amen, Amen, Amen?
Mr. Kuti feels the power.