Late afrobeat legend and activist, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has been nominated for induction into the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The nominees of the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were announced on the 10th of February and include Fela KutiMary J. BligeKate BushDevoFoo FightersThe Go-Go’sIron MaidenJay-ZChaka KhanCarole King, LL Cool JNew York DollsRage Against the MachineTodd RundgrenTina Turner and Dionne Warwick. Nominees can also be voted for on their website from now till the 30th of April to contribute to the induction process, it would however not guarantee entry.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (RRHOF) is a museum and hall of fame located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, United States. It documents the history of rock music and the artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have influenced its development. An act is eligible 25 years after their first commercial recording is released and this is Fela’s first nomination into the hall.