BN Bytes: ?uestlove, Angelique Kidjo, Akua Naru and tUnE-yArDs Make a Cover of Fela Kuti’s “Lady” For Charity | Watch OkayAfrica TV’s Exclusive Footage of the Making

Posted on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 8:00 AM

By Onos O

The music of the Afrobeats legend, Fela Kuti lives on.

(RED) and the Red Hot Organization have come together to run a ten-day fundraising campaign to end mother-to-child HIV contraction by 2015 called (RED) Rush To Zero which starts on June 1st.

Also, as part of this partnership, a new Fela Kuti compilation “(Red) Hot + FELA” will be released. This compilation will feature a cover of Fela’s “Lady” performed by the celebrity drummer of The Roots, ?uestlove; poet/singer/rapper Akua Naru; Benin’s number one music diva, Angelique Kidjo and the experimental indie band, tUnE-yArDs. The single will be made available June 1st on iTunes.

Source: OkayAfrica

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    • faith May 25, 2012 at 6:49 AM

      Φkγ̲̣̣̥

    • Bolade May 25, 2012 at 5:31 PM

      FELA LIVES!!!!! Abami eda

    • philipa June 5, 2012 at 2:47 PM

      okay, i see, why is fela the only african musician we celebrate like this, what about the likes of sunny ade. I just think we should acknowledge other musical legends.

    • Prince p June 5, 2012 at 5:18 PM

      Let us acknowledge other musical legend

    • konnie June 5, 2012 at 6:23 PM

      So you need therapy because of Fela’s song eh? Nice attempt.