Nigeria, 1972, afrobeat

Fela and The Africa 70Shakara: Fela perfectly captures my musical anticipation, when I know what he’s going to sing, but he strings me along for a bit with long, meandering musical intros that build a bridge to the vocals. The call-and-response is the backbone of this.

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