Thursday, 2nd February 2023
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Femi Kuti

29 Nov
The family of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti frowned at the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate Bola Tinubu for the use of the late artiste's song for the 2023 election campaign. Femi Kuti in a "disclaimer and notice of use without consent" for the Fela Anikulapo-Kuti family said the use of Fela's popular song "Eko…
29 Oct
Afrobeat musician Femi Kuti has been awarded the title of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters - Chevalier de l’Ordre d’Arts et Lettres - in France. The honour came for the Grammy nominee during an Afrobeat exhibition
20 Oct
The son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti spoke of his father's bravery in using "music as a weapon" ahead of an immersive exhibition opening at the Paris Philharmonic on Thursday.
28 May 2022
Weeks after the first Grammy nomination experience for Made Kuti, the grandson of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has decided to return to his father, Femi Kuti’s Afrikan Shrine for a ‘Father & Son experience.’
22 May 2022
It has become customary for the global community to mark World IP Day on the 26th of April every year to pay tribute to the power of creativity and innovation in the flourishing of human society.
31 Mar 2022
The 2022 Grammy Awards are only a few days away, and while we wait for the biggest night in music yearly, it wouldn't hurt to be prepared.  The 64th Annual Grammy Awards will honour the works of music artists from the past year across 86 categories, including two new awards.  While the nominations were announced…
7 Feb 2022
Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti has said that he should be cremated when he dies. The 59-year-old performer made this known during a performance at the New Afrika Shrine on Sunday. He said: “When I die, please cremate me, burn my body. It’s the most hygienic way.” Femi wondered what happens to corpses at cemeteries, stating…
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…
10 Aug 2021
Burna Boy, Femi Kuti and Ed Sheeran are among the stars set to perform at Global Citizen Live events in Lagos, Nigeria as well as festivals in Paris, France and New York City, USA on September 25. International advocacy organization, Global Citizen announced the lineup for the concerts which seeks to raise awareness about climate…
17 Jul 2021
International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, has announced September 25 as date for Global Citizen Live, an epic 24-hour global broadcast with events and performances filmed across six continents to unite...
26 Jun 2021
Grandson of late music legend Fela Kuti, Made Kuti is basking in the success of his recent debut headline gig at the The New African Shrine to set up a special showcase event tagged An Evening With Made Kuti.
14 Feb 2021
No conversation about Afrobeat would be complete without the mention of the name Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The Kuti’s dynasty has been the driving force behind Afrobeat - the music genre that awakened the consciousness of the “Black man” in the 70’s and 80’s and as well inspired many artists and genres. Made Kuti, Fela’s grandson and…


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Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed his interest in organizing a bout between former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and Anthony Joshua. Ngannou recently became a free agent in the world of combat sports after failing to renew his contract with the UFC and is expected to transition to boxing. The 36-year-old is already being…
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