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Femi Kuti

16 Oct
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
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…
6 Feb 2021
Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti like his father Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has made commitments to social and political causes through his music.
Femi and Made Kuti Press Image
2 Dec 2020
The secret is out! Legendary Afrobeat artist Femi Kuti will be releasing a joint album, Legacy+ alongside his son, Made, on February 5 2021. Legacy+ will be a two-sided album, with one side featuring Femi’s project, "Stop the Hate" and the other, Made’s "For(e)ward" album. Leading up to the February release, the father-son duo today…
30 Sep 2020
Music is a powerful tool that has been used many times to engineer social change. As much as the Nigerian music industry is predominantly saturated with songs that are meant to entertain, there are also songs aimed at educating the masses as well as calling for societal reform. Over the years, a number of Nigerian…
27 May 2020
Following the death of Tony Allen on 30th of April, 2020, many media houses highlighted his achievements, most especially his contribution to Afrobeat. With headlines such as “Tony Allen: 'World's greatest drummer' and “Afrobeat pioneer dies” by the BBC and “Tony Allen, Drummer Who Created the Beat of Afrobeat, Dies at 79” by The New…
22 Feb 2020
With a successful 2019 African Tour, which took place in Dakar, Lagos, and Douala, the much-anticipated Midem African Forum returns for the third edition with focus on the region’s music market.
15 Feb 2020
Erupting into 2019 with an explosive banger, Cash, an infectious upbeat bop that was dubbed song of the summer, Nigerian singer, Lady Donli, returns with a new song and music video Corner
Burna Boy
13 Feb 2020
Love him or hate him, Burna Boy is not the type that runs away from saying his mind regardless of the controversies that come with that. And on Tuesday, a couple of tweets he posted started another round of Burna controversy. The 'Ye' singer accused Nigerian singers of paying for popularity in places like the…

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