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Femi Kuti: Why My Father Wouldn't Tweet [Okayafrica TV]

Femi Kuti discusses what his father's relationship with social media would have been, as well as best practices for twitter management.


In the latest OKATV exclusive our friend (and father of afrotweetFemi Kuti responds to the 'what ifs' of all 'what ifs': would his father have been on social media? How would Fela Kuti's political troubles have played out if newspapers had been swapped out for twitter and facebook? Femi also shares his own relationship with twitter, dispelling rumors (is 51 year-old Femi really behind all those tweets?) and offering tips for best practices. Watch our interview with the afrotwitter architect below.

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Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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