AfroBeat Miscellaneous

Paul McCartney talks Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti

“For the release of RED HOT + FELA, a new benefit compilation of classic Fela tunes reimagined by the likes of Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, My Morning Jacket, tUnE-yArDs, Childish Gambino, Spoek Mathambo, members of TV on the Radio, and many African artists. Fela is also being remembered in a series of videos with music legends like George Clinton and Brian Eno.”

Paul McCartney talks about a great lost Fela tune that he saw performed live once at the Shrine in Lagos, but has never been able to track down on record. Clearly, it left an impression…

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