Hot off her incendiary Destiny’s Child reunion with Beyonce at the Super Bowl, Michelle Williams makes her way to the Motor City as Sandra Isadore in the one week run of the Tony Award winning musical, FELA! at Music Hall Feb 12-17th for 8 shows.
(Detroit, MI) Producers Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith presents an encore one week return engagement of the hit multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway musical FELA! at the historic Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, with -opening Tuesday, February 12th, with performances through Sunday, February 17th, 2013. Fela! is the musical, based on [...]
Producers Shawn ‘JAY Z’ Carter, Will & Jada Pinkett Smith, Ruth & Stephen Hendel, Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson and The National Theatre of Great Britain today announced the return of the critically acclaimed, award-winning production of Fela!, currently on a multi-city world tour, for a limited run of 32 performances ONLY at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre [...]
tUne YarDs, Angelique Kidjo, Questlove and Akua Naru have teamed-up to remake Fela’s “Lady” for the inaugural RED (RUSH TO ZERO) campaign to rid the world of AIDs by 2015. The RED Music part of the organization has partnered with the longstanding Red + Hot group to release the single on June 1st and the [...]
New York’s Knitting Factory Records presents the release of Live In Detroit, 1986, the first new Fela Kuti material to be issued since his final studio album, Underground System, in 1992. Recorded live at the Fox Theater in Detroit in November 1986, the concert marked a triumphant return to the USA for Fela. He had [...]
Fresh off the mighty From Africa With Fury: Rise, Seun Anikulapo Kuti heads up Egypt 80, the extraordinary Afrobeat Orchestra first fronted by his renowned father. The album was not only praised for continuing the musical legacy of his father, Fela Kuti, but also because Seun found his own idiosyncratic voice as songwriter, singer, and [...]
New Jersey based singer, songwriter, producer and filmmaker Siji is making a film about Nigeria’s history as told through the words and music of Nigerian musicians. “Elder’s Corner” tells the story of Nigeria including the country’s battle with colonialism, oil, ethnic battles and their overall political and power struggles. “Elder’s Corner” is in the Kickstarter [...]
Owiny Sigoma Band // Album Teaser by Brownswood Owiny Sigoma is a collective of London and Kenyan musicians mixing Kenyan folk music with American dance music.
Rich Medina, The Marksmen, AfroStreet Records and MJFELA.COM present: the prequel to The King Meets The President in Africa: The AfroBeatles: FELA meets the Boys from Liverpool (The Black & White Album) If Michael Jackson is The King of Pop, and Fela Kuti is The King of Afrobeat, then the Beatles are of course, the [...]
(Los Angeles, California – September 13, 2010) Jeffrey Page’s talents as a dancer and choreographer have taken him everywhere from Hollywood awards shows to West African villages, and have produced collaborations with the biggest names in modern dance as well as superstars of pop music. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for NAACP Image [...]