Events

London Felabration With Tony Allen, Dele Sosimi, 2Face Idibia, Laura Mvula & More

A celebration of Fela Kuti's life and career 'Late at the Library: Felabration!' will take place on October 16 at London's British Library.


Every year, afrobeat icon Fela Kuti's birthday is recognized globally with annual Felabrations honoring the musician's extraordinary life and career. This year, London will be hosting its Late at the Library: Felabration! at the atrium of the British Library led by Dele Sosimi and his 16-man afrobeat orchestra. The extensive line-up also includes afrobeat trailblazer Tony Allen, 2 Face Idibia, Laura Mvula, Shingai ShoniwaThe Floacist, UK rapper Afrikan Boy, and many others. The event will take place on Friday, October 16 and will mark the opening of the British Museum's West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song exhibition. The celebration will kick-off an eventful weekend at the British Library, where a screening of the documentary Finding Fela will also take place, followed by artist talks from Tony Allen, Dele Sosimi, 2 Face Idibia, and Lemi Ghariokwu  the artist behind some of Fela's most memorable album covers. For the full line-up of Late at the Library: Felabration!, check out the flyer below.

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Watch Wande Coal & Wale’s World Class Visuals For ‘Again’ (Remix)

Video Premiere: The two music giants certainly landed a 'W' with this one.

Nigerian afropop heavyweight Wande Coal has teamed up with famed American rapper Wale for a remix of his hit track "Again," off of his newly released EP, Realms.

While "Again" has been around for a minute, there's nothing like dope visuals to get the fire burning again. And fans are on board. The hit single amassed over 30 millions streams, with a steady run on many African charts this year, and is sure to keep building on top of the already impressive accomplishments.

As is typical and unfortunate in our new world of socially distancing, the two weren't able to join forces and wardrobes for an epic collaborative video. Instead, Director Adasa Cookey's brilliance manifested itself into a short film.

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