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LEGACY +

FEMI KUTI - STOP THE HATE | MADE KUTI - FOR(E)WARD


Partisan Records, home to Fela Kuti’s catalog, will release two albums from son Femi and grandson Made — both very much in the tradition of Fela’s music, but with different scopes. Femi’s album, Stop The Hate, radiates the unique Afrobeat sound that he has forged throughout his long career, affirming the sharply political conviction that his father would’ve claimed in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Made’s album, For(e)ward, is a modern and progressive freedom manifesto, pushing boundaries of the subgenre even further. Made also performs every instrument on the album. Together they will be packaged into a double album, Legacy +, that, when taken as a whole, bolsters the rich musical heritage of the Kuti name.



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  • ReleaseProduct
    Legacy +
    Artist
    Femi Kuti & Made Kuti
    Label
    Partisan Records
    Catalogue Number
    PTKF2195
    Release Date
    February 5, 2021
    • Vinyl, 2×LP

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      Legacy + on double LP, featuring Femi Kuti's album 'Stop The Hate' and Made Kuti's album 'For(e)ward'. The two records are encased in printed inner sleeves, featuring custom artwork by Delphine Desane, which are both housed in a top-loading deluxe wide-spined jacket. Includes an 8-page booklet featuring artwork, photographs and lyrics. Also includes digital downloads of Free Your Mind, Pà Pá Pà, and Your Enemy.

      Estimated shipping: February 4, 2021

    • CD, 2×CD

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      Legacy + on double CD, featuring Femi Kuti's album 'Stop The Hate' and Made Kuti's album 'For(e)ward'. The two CDs are housed in a deluxe 6 panel wallet with a 12-page booklet featuring featuring custom artwork by Delphine Desane, photographs and lyrics. Also includes digital downloads of Free Your Mind, Pà Pá Pà, and Your Enemy.

      Estimated shipping: February 4, 2021

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      320 kbps, LAME-encoded

      Available: February 5, 2021

    Legendary activist and Afrobeat originator, Fela Kuti, used his music to lament social injustices and political corruption in his native Nigeria. Fela’s legacy spans decades and genres, touching on jazz, pop, funk, hip-hop, rock, and beyond. While this impact can be felt in Nigeria and the entire world, it also greatly affected Fela’s son Femi and his son Made, both of whom carry his legacy as torchbearers for change. On February 5th, Partisan Records will release two albums from Femi and Made, packaged together and appropriately titled ‘Legacy +’.

    Both albums that make up ‘Legacy +’ are steeped in the tradition of Afrobeat invented by Fela, but each also offers their own unique vision. Femi’s 'Stop The Hate' honors Fela in a traditionally fun, sharply political, and affirming way. Meanwhile Made’s ‘For(e)ward’ is a modern and progressive freedom manifesto, pushing boundaries of the subgenre even further. Made also performs every instrument on his album. Both albums also feature portraits of Femi and Made, done by Brooklyn-based artist Delphine Desane, whose work was recently featured on the cover of Vogue Italia. 

    Legacy + will be out on 5th February 2021 on Partisan Records.

    CD and digital formats of 'Stop the Hate' by Femi Kuti include bonus track 'Young Boy Young Girl'.

    Digital Track List

    1. 1 Pà Pá Pà Femi Kuti 3:22 Buy

      Pà Pá Pà

    2. 2 As We Struggle Everyday Femi Kuti 4:29 Buy

      As We Struggle Everyday

    3. 3 Stop the Hate Femi Kuti 5:19
    4. 4 Land Grab Femi Kuti 2:32
    5. 5 Na Bigmanism Spoil Government Femi Kuti 4:04
    6. 6 You Can't Fight Corruption With Corruption Femi Kuti 5:19
    7. 7 Show of Shame Femi Kuti 3:22
    8. 8 Privatisation Femi Kuti 4:41
    9. 9 Young Boy / Young Girl Femi Kuti 7:56
    10. 10 Set Your Minds and Souls Free Femi Kuti 6:04
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