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Like his father Fela, Femi Kuti puts African politics front and center in his music. Julien Mignot/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nigerian Star Femi Kuti Talks Politics And Music

He has been one of the most recognized and beloved Nigerian musicians of the past 20 years. The son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti has broken from his father's legacy and created his own unique identity.

Nigerian Star Femi Kuti Talks Politics And Music
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Tweeted Verse Of The Day: April 19, 2011

Today's tweeted poem comes from freelance writer and poet Katherine Russo of Washington, DC. Listeners are also invited to send in original poems, no longer than 140 characters, via Twitter, using the hashtag, #TMMpoetry.

Tweeted Verse Of The Day: April 19, 2011
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Tweeted Verse Of The Day: April 18, 2011

Today's poetic tweet comes from poet and runner Melissa Holm of Atlanta, Georgia. Listeners are also invited to send in original poems, no longer than 140 characters, via Twitter, using the hashtag, #TMMpoetry.

Tweeted Verse Of The Day: April 18, 2011
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