Kronos Quartet performs with Sahr Ngaujah (front) and Abena Koomson (center) at New York's Lincoln Center. Red Hot + Fela, a compilation album, comes out Oct. 8. David Andrako/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tony Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti's band Africa 70 from 1968 to 1979. Bernard Benant hide caption

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