Fela Kuti: Nigerians celebrate their beloved Afrobeat pioneer

Updated 11:01 AM ET, Fri October 23, 2015
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Fans line up to enter a tribute concert to the life of Fela Kuti. (All photos by Christian Purefoy/CNN) Christian Purefoy
A poster celebrating Fela Kuti. Christian Purefoy
Further lines to get into the Felabration. Christian Purefoy
Taking a brief respite from the evening's festivities. Christian Purefoy
Pounding the drums at the Felabration. Christian Purefoy
The number of cameras present demonstrates the draw that Fela Kuti still has. Christian Purefoy
Media crowd to get the best shot. Christian Purefoy