Fela Kuti - Afrodisiac (50th Year Anniversary) (LP - Green/Red Marble Vinyl)
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.
Pressed on double vinyl at 45 RPM on marbled red and marbled green vinyl in a single pocket wide-spine jacket, wrapped with a gold foil OBI strip.
Alu Jon Jonki Jon
Jeun Ko Ku (Chop And Quench)
Je'Nwi Temi (Don't Gag Me)
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