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May 29, 2013 Saluting the Black President Dele Sosimi, Ginger Baker, Tony Allen, Keziah Jones, Afrikan Boy, others 229 London, UK May 17, 2013 Saluting the Black President was presented to mark the release of the second batch of albums in Knitting
Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a political revolutionary in the eyes of many but if you are looking for the best homage paid to the man, as an influential and maverick multi-instrumentalist, then delving back into time in search of Red Hot and Riot
According to Wizkid, Jaiye Jaiye, produced by Sarz, is not the regular pop or club song but an attempt to explore new grounds. In the song, Wizkid talks about his increasingly successful music career, giving thanks for his grass to grace musical
NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the following report. Grand Central Terminal's Centennial Grand Central
Teena Marie Beautiful Two years ago, R&B lost one of its most sly and sexy voices with the passing of Teena Marie, at just 54. Now, her daughter has issued Marie's final recordings, all blessed with the swanky '70s soul sound she made timeless...
AT THE ICA | November 07, 2012 "I had to do something," says choreographer/dancer Kyle Abraham, taking a break from rehearsing his company Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion in a downtown SoHo studio recently.
Having a musical legend for a father isn't easy for any artist. But Femi Kuti has come to terms with the influence and legacy of his famed father, Fela Kuti originator of Afrobeat, Nigerian agitator for social justice and international symbol of
In a megacity where everybody loves to dance , the tone is set by the infectious sounds of Afrobeats -- a growing music movement that's struck a chord with youth in West Africa and outside the continent. Although its name sounds similar to Afrobeat --
Gothic-lettered tattoo on the back of one of the sons of the legendary Afrobeat singer from Nigeria. Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died 15 years ago, but his name seems to be mentioned more now than ever. Radio stations across Nigeria, Africa's most populous
In the 1970s, Fela Kuti 's Afrobeat music became the anti-establishment soundtrack of Africa , an anthem for those railing against the many despotic regimes that gripped the continent at the time. But 15 years after his death in 1997, the man whose