Afrodisiac - Fela Kuti

Afrodisiac - Fela Kuti

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The best known song on Afrodisiac is "Jeun K’oku," a satire about gluttony (an indulgence only available to prosperous Africans). Originally recorded as a single in 1970, it had given Fela his first major hit. In Broken English, the title translates as "chop and quench," which means "eat and die" in Standard English. It is a stonking dance track. The most enduring piece, however, may prove to be the closing "Je'Nwi Temi" ("don't gag me"), a critique of the Nigerian political / military establishment and a defence of free speech

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  • Genre: World Music
  • Released: 10/14/2022
  • Format: Vinyl
  • Internal ID: JITRE
  • Format Detail: LP+ DL Card

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