In the centre of this audio-visual feast for the senses, Fela reigned supreme. He was everywhere at once; playing keyboards, soprano or alto, the occasional drum solo, a sinuous dance from one side of the stage to the other and then it was time to sing, the ever-present spliff held in his elegant fingers.
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How I Fell In Love With Sarabi
Sarabi’s story is captured in a documentary aptly called Music Is Our Weapon, a metaphorical journey of this young vibrant band that believe that music is a weapon of CHANGE.
I had arrived in Lagos courtesy of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards ceremony, in my capacity as a nominee in a collaborative work of art. It was a tight schedule, practically in an out and one day in between for a gala award event. With stories of Lagos legendary traffic, it seemed a bad…