Zombie, the song sang by all time Afrobeat great, Sir Fela Aníkúlápó Kuti has been through many people’s lips.
While many prefer its original sound, a group of girls and boys have showed us there are alternative ways to bring the song back to life. Listen below.
The group were filmed for entertainment and shared online. One viewer said; “I watched it several times to help form an analysis but I’m struggling!! I was tapping my feet though “.
Another one said; “Them get the rhythm and them come put am for reverse”.
Zombie was released in 1977, same time with the same name album. Fela was a strong activist during his time. When he released this song – arguably one of his best and most memorable – he aimed it at the military indirectly calling them zombies.