Thursday, April 10th, 2014
The ONE organization (it counts one of Warren Buffett’s sons as well as Bono, Sheryl Sandberg, Condoleezza Rice, Nigeria’s unpopular finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, among its leadership) dropped a new African pop star powered video this past week:
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Documentary films truncate an entire life into fleeting bursts of exuberance and somber moments. Any moments that exist in between, however significant they are, are left out completely or brushed over. In making a documentary, on any...
Sunday, December 19th, 2010
Asked by Artforum Magazine about “The Best Music of 2010″ the Afrobeat bandleader Femi Kuti listed the reissue of Miles Davis’ “Bitches Brew” as his second favorite: “My father had a copy of Bitches Brew but it...
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
Femi Kuti and his band strip it down for La Blogothèque, some hours before they got on stage at the Bellevilloise earlier this year. Not sure what I like most here: the band braving the cold, the...
Thursday, February 4th, 2010
Femi Kuti knows.