Jay Z + Will Smith + Jada Pinkett Smith + Fela!

Fela! the musical based on the life of Fela Kuti just got some serious love. Billboard reports that Jay Z, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have signed on to coproduce the musical.  We love Fela (we just had a  Felabration) so we hope this added publicity from some heavy weight backers helps more people discover just how influential and inspirational Fela’s music was.

Read the whole article here.

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One Response to “Jay Z + Will Smith + Jada Pinkett Smith + Fela!”

  1. […] Jezzy & Fela Kuti Jezzy adds his name to the long list of notables who pay homage to the music of Fela Kuti. As you’ve probably figured out, we’re huge […]

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