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My Friend Fela and Birth of Afrobeat

A new perspective on the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, 'My Friend Fela' is told through conversations with his close friend and official biographer, African-Cuban Carlos Moore. The accompanying live-action animated short, 'Birth of Afrobeat,' tells how Nigerian drummer Tony Allen and his partner Fela Kuti created the Afrobeat genre.

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