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Femi Kuti by Farah Sosa
Femi Kuti & the Positive Force dose the El Rey with good vibes and hope

Femi Kuti & the Positive Force are no strangers to Los Angeles. The son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, came to the El Rey Theatre drawing fans eager to hear the message on from his latest album One People One World. Singing about hope, but also sharing the dark political realities of Africa and Nigeria, Femi […]

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West Coast Premiere Of Alex Gibney's "Finding Fela" At Sonos Studio
West Coast Premiere of Alex Gibney’s “Finding Fela” at Sonos Studio

Photo: Getty Images for Sonos I get amazed every time whenever I mention Fela Kuti or Afrobeat and whoever is around me has no clue about either. When the U.S. was raging with funk and jazz ’60s, Nigeria was having its beginnings with this music phenomena that would change that course of history. Sonos Studio, […]

Fela! at the Troubadour – Photos & Show Review – Jan. 13, 2012

The critically acclaimed, Fela! tour came to the intimate West side venue, the Troubadour this past January 13 to celebrate the legacy and muisc of the late-and-great, Fela Kuti. Naturally this intimate theatrical presentation sold-out, but Grimy Goods was lucky to be there and experience such a wonderful evening of talent and love. Featuring the Fela Band with […]

Concert Tickets: Femi Kuti & The Positive Force at the El Rey Theatre (May 12, 2011)

For those of you that want a breath of fresh sound (away from the indie buzz scene), we highly recommend you check out Femi Kuti & The Positive Force at the El Rey Theatre on May 12, 2011. Fans already know what a vibrantly colorful show Femi puts on, full of pulsating percussion and that […]