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Video: Fela Kuti Live In Paris 1984

Watch previously unreleased footage of afrobeat king Fela Kuti live in Paris in 1984.


Just in time for the upcoming release of The Best of The Back President 2, which you can order now, comes this previously unreleased footage of the afrobeat king Fela Kuti and his band Egypt '80 tearing down the house at The Zenith in Paris, 1984. Watch 4-minutes of horn-flanked, visual evidence of the man's legendary live shows and untouchable cool below. And be sure to catch the FELA! musical on its US tour, which is currently blazing through Atlanta. See the full dates and GRAB DISCOUNT TICKETS to ATL and Philly dates using the promo code OKAY20!

[H/T The Quietus]

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