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OKP News: 'Fela!' Returning To Broadway In July


If you missed the initial Broadway run of the Tony award winning musical, Fela!, it looks like you may get a second chance next month!

According to a tweet from ?uestlove, the musical, which chronicles a crucial period in the life of Fela Kuti, will be returning to Broadway in July!

No word yet on how much of the original cast will be returning for this run, but we can guarantee you that Fela! is an experience not to be missed.

After seeing the play off-Broadway in 2008, ?uestlove wrote a impassioned email to friends and family raving about the play and it's historical significance.  Read it here!

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MFE Pays Tribute to PRO on The Second Anniversary of The South African Hip-Hop Legend’s Passing

Artists signed to PRO's label MFE commemorate him in new tribute song 'MAWE: VITA24' on the second anniversary of the South African hip-hop pioneer's passing.

One aspect of PRO(Kid)'s legacy that rarely gets mentioned is his label. As head of Money First Entertainment, the label he founded, PRO played roles in the trajectories and craft of artists such as Red Button, Captian_fs, sFs 5 Star and TeePee among others. The former three were official members of MFE with Red Button, PRO's protégé, being the first artist to be signed to the label.

PRO who passed away exactly two years ago today gets a tribute from his label's roster. "MAWE: VITA24" is a remix of an sFs 5 Star song titled "Mawe" that the artist released in February.

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