Half-a-Blackstar Yasiin Bey jumped on stage at a Hypnotic Brass Ensemble show in commemoration of what would’ve been Fela Kuti‘s 74th birthday last October 15. Yasiin sang parts of Kuti and the Africa ’70‘s Expensive Shit B-side (if you can even call it a B-side) “Water No Get Enemy” then went into some bars of his own from “New World Water.” Watch Jamaar J‘s footage of the show below, filmed at The Shrine Chicago.

[H/T Jusiilove]

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5 Replies to "Video: Yasiin Bey x Fela Kuti ‘Water No Get Enemy / New World Water’"
Ras_n_Grass says:
October 25, 2012 at 7:15 pm

What a good looking crowd…

… And any one that has been to a Mos Def gig will know about the humility and love

courtney marie says:
October 25, 2012 at 9:35 pm

thank you so much for this. i wish i had a Felabration to attend 😀

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