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Enter to WIN a Free FEMI KUTI "Africa for Africa" t-shirt, and CD!


You probably alread know that Femi Kuti, son of the Legendary Fela, has launched a new album entitled Africa For Africa. Okayafrica managed to get our hands on 10 of his slammin' tour t-shirts (shown above) and we're offering them FREE for a give-away contest.  Just click here to enter.

You may have already entered OKP's contest to win a Femi Kuti CD as well - but if you haven't, there's still time for that too.

Good luck!  Femi Kuti is now on tour in the U.S., don't miss his electrifying live show.  Full tour dates below.

FEMI KUTI TOUR DATES:

04.28.11Beachland BallroomCleveland, OH, US
04.29.11St. Andrews HallDetroit, MI, US
04.30.11Metro – ChicagoChicago, IL, US
05.01.11Majestic TheatreMadison, WI, US
05.03.11The Orange PeelAsheville, NC, US
05.04.11Variety PlayhouseAtlanta, GA, US
05.05.11House of BluesNew Orleans, LA, US
05.06.11Austin City Limits Live at Moody TheaterAustin, TX, US
05.07.11House of BluesDallas, TX, US
05.09.11Boulder TheaterBoulder, CO, US
05.12.11El Rey TheatreLos Angeles, CA, US
05.13.11Bimbo’s 365 ClubSan Francisco, CA, US
05.14.11Roseland TheatrePortland, OR, US
05.15.11Neumo’sSeattle, WA, US
Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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