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Okayafrica TV: The Making of ‘Lady’ w/ Questlove x tUnE-yArDs x Angélique Kidjo x Akua Naru

As you know, ?uesto recently linked up with tUnE-yArDsAngélique Kidjo and Akua Naru to cover the legendary afrobeat pioneer for Red Hot + FELA — a new Fela Kuti compilation by the Red Hot Organization and the (RED) campaign. In this behind-the-scenes clip, ?uesto and Merrill Garbus (tUnE-yArDs) talk about dissecting Fela’s complex percussive rhythms and reclaiming “Lady” for modern African women. Check out (RED) RUSH TO ZERO, a ten-day fundraising and awareness campaign sparked by the track’s release. Stream/buy “Lady” below and learn more about the campaign.