Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

My Friend Fela And Birth Of Afrobeat

Season 12, Episode 1 of 5

A new perspective on the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, "My Friend Fela" is told through conversations with his close friend and official biographer, African-Cuban Carlos Moore. The accompanying live-action animated short, "Birth of Afrobeat," tells how Nigerian drummer Tony Allen and his partner Fela Kuti created the Afrobeat genre.

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2/25/2020
11 p.m.
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