Friday, June 1, 2012

TRACE Urban Takes a Look at Fela Kuti's Creation of Afrobeat and Its Influences Today [Video]


   In this week's Guest Star, TRACE Urban takes a look at Fela Kuti's creation of Afrobeat and its influences today.
   "Fela Kuti was one of the most important African artists of his generation. He was a committed musical genius and a provocateur. His discography is over 50 albums strong! His life story was recently made into a musical backed by Jay-Z and Will Smith. Trace urban look back at his exceptional career with his two sons, musicians Femi and Seun.
  TRACE Urban interviews Femi Kuti, Seun KutiD'Banj, and P-Square about their thoughts on Fela
 and the genre.


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