It’s been 21 years since the death of the pioneer of the Afrobeat genre, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

Fela birthed a unique sound that inspired fresh sounds and a new generation of artistes.

The music legend left behind a genre original enough to be adopted and replicated across the world.

In commemoration of the anniversary of his death, here are 21 songs from around the world that were inspired by the legend.

BURNA BOY

WIZKID

BILAL

MISSY ELLIOTT

2BABA

W4

SOUND SULTAN

MIKE LOVE

BURNA BOY

DREMO

JCOLE

NAS

ORITSEFEMI

SKALES

OBIE TRICE

OREZI

JESSE JAGZ

THE ROOTS

TIWA SAVAGE

MOS-DEF



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