Premiere: Baloji x L'Orchestre de la Katuba x Kuku 'Buy Africa' (Fela Kuti Cover)
Watch a video for Baloji's cover of Fela Kuti's "Buy Africa" off the upcoming RED HOT + FELA album.
In one of the first videos to drop off the RED HOT + FELA project, Congolese rapper Baloji, L’Orchestre De La Katuba and Kuku's arrangement of Fela Kuti's "Buy Africa" gets the visual treatment. The vibrant lyric video translates Baloji's raps, revealing both stinging and beautifully-crafted lines like Africa's in deep tides of oil like placenta for non-francophones. Stream the RED HOT + FELA album, which features Tony Allen, ?uestlove, Tune-Yards, Angelique Kidjo, TV On The Radio members, Nneka, Spoek Mathambo, Just A Band, Zaki Ibrahim, and more. Watch the video for "Buy Africa" below.