What Did Fela Say

Hosted ByGabin

Nigeria faces a lot of political and societal issues. Fela, who allegedly foresaw the issues we face today sang about it and is labeled a Prophet by many Nigerians. But is he a Prophet? Or a Musician like every other entertainer in our society today?

Join Gabin on Jamit.FM as he juxtaposes and dissects the cankerworms eating deep into the society of generations past and present.
Whether you want to know about Fela (the political and societal renegade) or find out about the societal issues Africa faces today, this podcast is for you.
Then I leave you to decide if truly, Fela is a prophet or just a Musician.


All Episodes

Fela’s Message

Fela says “music is the weapon of the future”. Cue Lagbaja, Burna boy and many other artists using that music to speak about the ills in Africa. Fela used...

Colonial Mentality

Kolo mentality is real. What do you call being freed, and then seeking slavery? Slavery in mind and body. In this episode, Fela uses his song, ”colonial mentality” to...

Authority Stealing

Quick question, If you catch a thief stealing on the road what will you do, especially if your pocket has been picked many times, or you have been robbed....

International Thief Thief

An ingenious way for Fela to attack corrupt leaders and elites in the society who cater our wealth out of the country. Let’s not exclude foreigners who come to...

Yellow Fever

A slight twist to the show, as we discuss with a guest, the prevalence of skin bleaching in our society. Guess what? Fela also talked about it in his...

Suffering & Smilling

Fela, the musical prophet had a foresight on the influx of religious bodies in Africa, hence he released the song “ suffering and smiling”. Nigerians choose to ignore the...

Zombie

Join Gabin on this episode “zombie” as he talks about Africans who follow their leaders blindly without questioning their motives, intents or judgments. As he says “we are like...