FELA


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AcronymDefinition
FELAFederal Employer's Liability Act of 1908 (aka Federal Employment Liability Act)
FELAFatigue Equivalent Load Analysis (mining)
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Seun Kuti - From Africa With Fury: Rise THE youngest musical son of Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Fela, Seun Kuti is beginning to enjoy as much international success as his older brother Femi, and his appeal is likely to broaden even further with this latest release.
AIFF's striking duo of Fela and Jeje Lalpeklua kept making inroads but failed to find the back of the net.
FEMI KUTI IS AN AFROBEAT MUSICIAN AND SON OF THE LEGENDARY FELA KUTI.
Fela Kuti harshly criticized the government in the oil-rich nation and even formed a commune, the Kalakuta Republic, that he declared independent.
The show, co-produced by Smith and Jay-Z, is about a late Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti and features an iconic picture of the singer's Nigerian nightclub as a backdrop.
When we told him that Knitting Factory Records was reissuing every single album by his fellow Nigerian, Fela Kuti--some so rare even members of the Kuti family haven't heard them in years--he freaked out so hard that we had to ask him to write about his childhood memories of the afrobeat legend.
by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti edited by Trevor Schoonmaker The New Museum for Contemporary Art August 2003, $30.
Such is the opening act of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's performance on "yabis night" at his nightclub and home--"the Shrine" in Lagos, Nigeria.
Doss (Nu Mecca Records); Monica, All Eyez on Me (J Records); Blackstreet, Level II (DreamWorks); Syleena Johnson, Chapter 2: The Voice (Jive); Smokey Robinson, OOO Baby Baby: The Anthology (Universal); 702, Star (Motown); Talib Kweli, Quality (Rawkus); Red Hot & Riot (MCA), tribute to Fela Kunti, featuring D'Angelo, Sade, Macy Gray, Roy Hargrove, MeShell Ndegeocello, and Common; Scarface's Greatest Hits (Rap-A-Lot/Virgin); Gregory Abbott, Eyes, Whispers, Rhythm, Sex .
La mayoria de las personas pedian solo un par de boletos y preguntaban adonde enviar el dinero, por eso les resultaba inverosimil la replica de la novata empresaria teatral (tenia 24 anos de edad) Rafaela Salinas Garcia --mas conocida hoy como Fela Fabregas--, que ofrecia gratis cuantas entradas quisieran, en una epoca (1956) en que tales cortesias eran desconocidas en Mexico.
Diplomatic and police sources in New York say two senior Iraqi diplomats at the UN, Deputy Permanent Delegate Mohammed Humaimidi and Senior Counsellor Fela Hesan Rubaie, have requested asylum in the US for themselves and their families.