Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
Fela Kuti works for Lebron James. I can only imagine what Fela would have said (or sung) about the real Miami, like Overtown or Liberty City.
Friday, September 17th, 2010
I am not sure what to make of this. Bill T Jones (creator of the musical “Fela!,” currently playing on Broadway) recently choreographed “Zombie” (a song about military repression) for Canada’s version of “So You Think You...
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Some of us will be a bit preoccupied with, you know, the biggest event in the world this weekend so it’s only natural that this Sunday will come and go without our tuning in to watch the...
Wednesday, May 5th, 2010
Bill T Jones’ “Fela!,” the musical interpretation of the life of the Afrobeat king, is up for 11 Tony Awards–the most of any show this year–including Best Musical. I haven’t seen any of the other shows up...
Saturday, February 6th, 2010
He liked it and thinks its “genius.” Video by Afropop.