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New Afrika Shrine
The 2019 edition of Felabration tagged, ‘From Lagos With Love’, held at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, was a huge success with amazing performances from Nigerian superstars and some foreign counterparts that delivered electrifying performances.
Seun Kuti, Afrobeat musician and youngest son of legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti, pulled off an electrifying performance with his band, Egypt 80 at the New Afrika Shrine for Felabration on 20th of October, 2019.
Afrobeat sensation and BET 2019 Best International Act winner, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, was at Afrika Shrine early today where he performed alongside other entertainers for Felabration 2019.
Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
Organizers of the 2019 edition of Felabration, the yearly festival in honour of the late founder of afrobeats music and socio-political activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, have said there is no registration fee to perform at Felabration.
The Manager of New Afrika Shrine, Sunday Essien, on Wednesday said that there would be performances by up-and-coming artists to mark St. Valentine’s Day.
Femi Kuti has spent his life railing in song against the ills holding back Africa. But these days he is feeling some optimism.
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President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday night, made a historic visit to the Afrika Shrine, home of the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, describing it as ‘an iconic centre for the propagation of African culture, strength and music’.
Femi Kuti, Afrobeat musician and son of music legend Fela Kuti, thrilled French President Emmanuel Macron and guests alongside dancehall singer Yemi Alade at the New Afrika Shrine on Tuesday.
Some Nigerians have taken to Twitter to share fond memories of Afrobeat legend, late Fela Anikulapo Kuti following the historic visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to the New Afrika Shrine.
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Yemi Alade and Femi Kuti will perform on Tuesday when French President Emmanuel Macron pays a visit to the New Afrika Shrine.
French leader Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit a nightclub founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, becoming the first “real president” to enter a venue synonymous with marijuana smoke, sexy backup dancers and protest music.
He said, though Fela was no more, it was gratifying that he was still alive in his music and in the music of Femi, Seun and other artists who had followed his style of music, assuring that the unveiled statue would be the first of many to celebrate the Afrobeat icon.
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