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15 Oct
A warm smile swirls across his lips as he sits. “I’m ready now,” he announces. His eyes glared deeply into thin air, as if he was about to read from a teleprompter. It was nearly dark at this time, and Duke Amayo had spent the entire day working with his band.
16 Oct 2021
From the way he rushed to the stage, one could tell that Femi Kuti was enraged. “Bring them back,” he bellowed to the organisers immediately, as the fraternal highlife duo, Cavemen, exited the stage after their 10-minute performance. For Femi, their energetic performance was too mesmerizing to end so briefly. And within minutes, the singing…
12 Oct 2019
No doubt to the fact, the first ever UK installment of Felabration, an annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigerian’s foremost musical icon and afrobeat progenitor...
25 May 2019
There is no doubt, Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s music and influence have travelled the global music landscape. Its explosion and rise in the United Kingdom is arguably the biggest musical breakthrough in decades....
16 Jan 2019
Last weekend, Chelsea London Dry Gin hosted its loyal consumers to an end of the year beach carnival tagged, Catching Fun with Jaywon. The music fiesta, which was held at Barracuda Beach Resort, Lagos, saw artistes like, Small Doctor, Jaywon, Dotman, Joeel, Solidstar, Slimcase, Dremo and a host of upcoming artistes perform. Afolabi Kasomo, Brand…
27 Oct 2018
This year’s edition of Felabration, an annual music festival conceived in 1988 in memory and celebration of late Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo Kuti...
13 Oct 2018
Us-based Nigeria-born reggae artiste Rex Olisuru Ogunniyi, otherwise known as Rex Suru, has arrived the country to be part of this year’s Felabration, a music festival in honour of late Afrobeat creator Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Rex Suru, who spoke with our reporter in Lagos, has expressed why he came all the way from the United…
13 Oct 2018
Last year, the world’s most awarded single malt whisky, Glenfiddich hosted grand activations in Lagos and Abuja by partnering with Felabration. The events were truly magical, for the first time in history, Lagosians were able to experience Felabration on the Island, and resident of FCT were able to experience Felabration in Abuja for the first…
6 Jan 2018
Boiler Room has released a documentary on Wizkid. The documentary features clips from his performances at the sold-out Royal Albert Hall and Felabration. It also shows his interview with Broiler Room, who followed him all through his international journey to stardom. Watch the documentary below:
17 Dec 2017
‘LAITAN ADENIJI, also known musically as ‘ADENIJI HEAVYWIN,’ has the envious task of playing Fela in Bolanle Austin-Peters Productions’ (BAP) new musical theatre...
2 Dec 2017
Freemuse, an international human right organization advocating for artistic freedom through its Africa regional office based in Lagos, recently received Chicoco Sound Club at 2017 Felabration. Chicoco Sound Club is a revolutionary collective of musicians, singers, rappers and DJs from the U.S., Europe, Mexico and Africa, but based in the Orkika waterfront shanty in Port Harcourt…
12 Nov 2017
Chicoco Sound Club is a revolutionary collective of musicians, singers, rappers and DJs from the U.S., Europe, Mexico and Africa, but based in the Orkika waterfront shanty in Port Harcourt at the Chicoco Media Centre.

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