Felabration Graces London This August

The UK city of London will host the Felabration concert at Indigo, The O2 in celebration of the Arfobeat icon Fela Kuti. The event planned for August 30 will also advocate for preservation of African culture through music, fashion and the arts.

The UK is one of the major regions that adopted the Afrobeat wave and was key in popularizing the sound to the global audience at the same time acted as one of Fela’s biggest music breakthrough.

This year’s Felabration UK is organized by the late singer’s daughter Shalewa Kuti and features performances from the likes of: Awilo Longomba, Falz, Harrysong, A.star, Eugy, BM, Sona, Drumz with Atumpan, Mr 2Kay, Hotyce, Shiikane, Tomi Agape, Damibliz, and others.  

American singer Lauryn Hill and Nigerian musician Majek Fashek will be in line to receive honorary awards for their contribution to African music.

The main Felabration festival set at the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos is scheduled to take place from October 14-20th.

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