Feb 6th, 2011
LAGOS, Nigeria – Nigerians have seen their first glimpse of “Fela!” in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos. Nigerians watched a recording of the musical Sunday at the New Afrika Shrine, where Fela fans still converge every week. Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was a Nigerian artist who ...
Oct 28th, 2010
Chicago Afrobeat Project’s performance at The Urban Lounge on Nov. 1 comes at a bright time for Afrobeat music in the United States. The critically claimed Broadway musical “FELA!” (co-produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith) is in the midst of plans for a national tour, while impressive young bands such as...