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Why Black Man Dey Suffer
Studio album by Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70
Released1971
Recorded1971
GenreAfrobeat
Length28:11
ProducerFela Kuti
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 chronology
Live!!
(1971)
Why Black Man Dey Suffer
(1971)
Open & Close
(1971)

Why Black Man Dey Suffer was recorded in 1970, but went unreleased at the time — EMI, Fela's label, felt it was too controversial given its political overtones. It was finally brought out in France in 1986 by Decca's Afrodesia imprint.[1]

Track listing

  1. Why Black Man Dey Suffer – 13:13
  2. Ikoyi Mentality Versus Mushin Mentality – 11:00

References