Events

NY: Scored x Jump N Funk Present The AfroBeatles


New York! The king of afrobeat meets the Fab Four in Scored & Jump N Funk's upcoming night The AfroBeatles. Join veteran selector Rich Medina — who just cut our latest AIYE mixtape — alongside host/narrator/DJ Mark Hines, drummer/percussionist Swiss Chris and the Afro Mosaic Soul Dance Group for an evening of live scoring with rare footage of Fela Kuti & The Beatles, plus narratives woven from Beatles a capellas and African cinema. You know Okayafrica's got the hook up for you, see below for a chance to win a pair of tickets!

ENTER TO WIN TICKETS TO THE AFROBEATLES

Scored & Jump N Funk Present The AfroBeatles

Friday, April 6 live at DROM (85 Ave A)

11pm—4am. $10.

Music

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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