Stranger Sounds: Lagos

From highlife to afrobeats—and everything in between

This playlist explores Nigerian music from highlife to afrobeats—and everything in between. It’s the perfect soundtrack to “The Kuti Legacy,” Molara Wood’s interview with Femi Kuti, son of the legendary father of Afrobeat Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.


Our Lagos guide will absorb, fascinate and entrance. Featuring some of the biggest names in Nigerian journalism and literature—including an original essay from Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka—the guide offers an intimate portrait of modern Lagos. Experience the extraordinary breadth of ...

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