Femi Kuti Live In New York City

Photographer Craig Carpenter captures the magic at afrobeat torchbearer Femi Kuti's two back-to-back shows at Brooklyn Bowl.

Femi Kuti and his band the Positive Force held it down this week at Brooklyn Bowl for two back-to-back shows that sublimely showcased his modern interpretation of Fela's classic afrobeat sound. Okayafrica sent photographer Craig Carpenter to capture the magic on stage and behind-the-scenes as Femi and his group prepared to hypnotize the New York City crowd with their electric blend of saxophone melodies, guitars, blazing percussion and alluring dance moves. Scroll through our photo gallery from Femi Kuti's shows at Brooklyn Bowl above.


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