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'Finding Fela' At Sundance: Behind-The-Scenes Gallery

Gallery: Okayafrica joined the Finding Fela entourage last weekend at the Sundance premiere of the Alex Gibney-directed documentary.

Okayafrica joined the Finding Fela entourage last weekend at the Sundance premiere of the Alex Gibney-directed (and Okayafrica/Okayplayer produced) monster doc. The buzz has been sensational, with raving articles from Billboard, Rolling Stones, and Indiewire. The Fela! Band performed three nights in a row to packed crowds of yansh-shaking party-goers, joined by Fela's daughter Yeni Kuti, his manager Rikki Stein, and ex-girlfriend Sandra Isadore. Above, take a look at some behind the scenes (and in-front-of the screen) photos from our trip.

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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