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The 11 Most Interesting Record Store Day Releases

Record Store Day is coming April 16. It began in 2007 and has grown into a indie record store and vinyl lover's version of Christmas…
jessica | March 30, 2011 - 5:25 pm

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Watch Erykah Badu Cover Fela Kuti & Celebrate Baduizm With The Roots On Fallon

Erykah Badu curated a new Fela Kuti box set, and her debut album Baduizm turned 20 this year. On The Tonight Show last night, after…
Chris DeVille | December 21, 2017 - 9:54 am

Watch My Morning Jacket, Merrill Garbus, & Brittany Howard Play Fallon

A few days ago, we heard a cover of Fela Kuti's "Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am" by My Morning Jacket featuring Merrill Garbus (of tUnE-yArDs)…
Liz Pelly | October 12, 2013 - 6:10 am

My Morning Jacket – “Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am” (Feat. Merrill Garbus & Brittany Howard) (Fela Kuti Cover)

The AIDS awareness group Red Hot has given us many great benefit compilations over the years, including 1993's epochal No Alternative ("Unseen Power of the
Chris DeVille | October 4, 2013 - 11:20 am

tUnE-yArDs & ?uestlove – “Lady” (Fela Kuti Cover)

Merrill Garbus's unhinged yawp turns out to be just about ideal for Afrobeat. The Red Hot Organization and the (RED) initiative are currently teaming up…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2012 - 9:49 am