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This is the final part of Afrobeat 69's three part exclusive interview with the legendary Lemi Ghariokwu, conducted by our contributor, Samaila Dan Fulani a.k.a Samo. If you missed the first two parts of the interview, you can read them by following the links provided at the end of this interview, otherwise enjoy the last part of this in-depth interview.
This is the second part of Afrobeat 69's three part exclusive interview with the legendary Lemi Ghariokwu, conducted by our contributor, Samaila Dan Fulani ... a.k.a Samo. If you missed the first part of the interview, you can read it here, otherwise enjoy part two of this in-depth interview.
This is the first installation of Afrobeat 69's three part exclusive interview with the legendary Lemi Ghariokwu. Our contributor, Samaila Dan Fulani ...
Ghariokwu Lemi, is a self taught Nigerian fine artist, graphic designer, Illustrator and songwriter, well known for his captivating and intricate record sleeves. He is best known for creating the cover art work for many of Fela Kuti's records. He has also designed the cover of Cassava Republic's republication of Fela: this Bitch of a Life - the authorised biography of Fela Kuti.
American Apparel's CEO, Dov Charney has proven time and time again that he doesn't care what anyone thinks in reference to the over exposure of the female gender's special features. He has a track record for being the 'heroine chic' advertising marketeer with a bent towards the soft porn realm. We must admire his ability to be free in his expressions as to whether we back his advertising maneuvers is another question. What we do know is that our brother in spirit and the King of Afrobeat, Mr.
Levek The debut from Floridian bedroom-taper Levek (you have to keep telling your word processor “No, I don’t mean level” when you type that) is due out this week from Father/Daughter Records. If “A capella meets Afrobeat meets Disney vibes” sounds like your cup of tea, you’re gonna have to check this one out– and you can, right above this paragraph. 400 copies, red vinyl, $8. Record is available from mbvmusic.com -by Ryan Catbird