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Femi Kuti

21 Podcast Episodes

Latest 10 Apr 2021 | Updated Daily

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Femi Kuti's legacy

Take 5

If I say Afrobeat, what’s the first name that comes to mind? Fela Kuti. The polyrhythmic prince who coined the term, and pioneered a movement that would stretch it’s tentacles far beyond Nigeria and into the decades, and genres, that would follow. Afrobeat was a swarm of sounds. Western African highlife, American jazz and funk, and a big dose of Black power. It came to life with Fela but continues through his sons, and grandsons, and through the rhythms of bands all over the globe.Fela’s eldest son, is Femi Kuti. As a child he would watch, then play with his father. As an adult, he has carved his own path… continuing and expanding Afrobeat through eleven albums. His latest, he paired with his eldest son, as he released his debut. And so, Made and Femi continue the legacy Fela set out all those years ago.Having Femi Take 5 is a huge honour. Afrobeat has directly and indirectly influenced so much of the music I love. Across this Take 5 you’ll hear the foundations from where it was born, and the incredible stories, the sweat, and the passion that brought this movement to life. It’s an education, a celebration, and a tribute all in one.E.T. Mensah – 'Nkebo Baya'Haruna Ishola – 'Oroki Social Club'Duke Ellington – 'Take the "A" Train'Miles Davis – 'Milestones'James Brown – 'Say it Loud - I’m Black and I’m Proud'

32mins

18 Mar 2021

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Counterjam: Foo-foo for Fufu with Ego Nwodim, Femi Kuti & Made Kuti

Burnt Toast

If you're liking this show, head to Counterjam's page to subscribe so you don't miss out on future episodes.Self-proclaimed fufu-head Peter J. Kim sits down with comedian Ego Nwodim and Afrobeat pioneers Femi and Made Kuti to discuss ultimate jollof, Nigerian religi-pop, and the beloved ball of cooked starch that goes by many names.

42mins

10 Mar 2021

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Foo-foo for Fufu with Ego Nwodim, Femi Kuti & Made Kuti

Counterjam

Self-proclaimed fufu-head Peter J. Kim sits down with comedian Ego Nwodim and Afrobeat pioneers Femi and Made Kuti to discuss ultimate jollof, Nigerian religi-pop, and the beloved ball of cooked starch that goes by many names.That's a wrap on season 1 of Counterjam. We'll be back in a few weeks with season 2. In the meantime—follow Counterjam on Spotify for bonus playlists, and subscribe to the show so you don't miss a thing.

42mins

8 Mar 2021

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Femi Kuti: the music is the message, and the many voices of Linda Ronstadt

The Music Show

Sunday 21 February: Fela Kuti's son and grandson continue the family legacy of writing political songs you can dance to. And Linda Ronstadt on her many musical styles and collaborators (including Dolly Parton and Emmylous Harris).

54mins

21 Feb 2021

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[Full episode] Femi Kuti, Fabienne Colas, Roger Mooking

q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

Musician Femi Kuti talks about following in the footsteps of his late father, Nigerian music legend and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, and how his own son, Made Kuti, is now doing the same. Actress, director and producer Fabienne Colas discusses her work overseeing nine Black film festivals around the world in a mission to amplify Black voices and change the entertainment industry. Celebrity chef and recording artist Roger Mooking talks about defending Francesca Ekwuyasi's debut novel Butter Honey Pig Bread in this year's Canada Reads debates.

1hr 3mins

16 Feb 2021

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(Going Underground)#EndSARS protests: Femi Kuti slams Buhari, warns of a Libya scenario in Nigeria!

RT

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Femi Kuti, four-time Grammy Award nominee and son of Afrobeat Pioneer Fela Kuti. He discusses the End SARS and anti-police brutality protests that have swept Nigeria, the root of police violence being in the colonial era, what causes Nigeria’s police brutality, his own involvement in helping to calm a situation at an #EndSARS protest, the crackdown launched by security forces, why he believes President Buhari has handled both coronavirus and the protests badly, and much more! Finally, we speak to award-winning actor, playwright and author of ‘The Actual,’ Inua Ellams. He discusses the issues illustrated in his poems, such as climate change, Donald Trump, and racism. He also discusses why politics has become less about listening and more about knee-jerk reactions, why he believes the way the British government and people’s perception of immigration has to fundamentally change, the arguably toxic, lesser-known legacy of Rudyard Kipling, and much more! To conclude the show, he recites his poem ‘Batman.’

28mins

24 Oct 2020

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UNCUT | Femi Kuti and Amina on how our education system is anti-Africa

Capital FM

Amina and Femi Kuti talk on how we have lost our Africanness

1hr 27mins

18 Aug 2020

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Femi Kuti : Festival du bout du monde Crozon 2019

Radio AlterNantes FM

Vu sur Femi Kuti : Festival du bout du monde Crozon 2019 Femi Kuti est le cœur et l’âme de l’Afrobeat moderne. Sur son dixième album, il présente un message d’espoir et de réconciliation, sans abandonner ses convictions, sa pugnacité et la dimension combative de sa musique. « One People, One World » voit Femi revenir aux racines africaines de la musique. Des notes de reggae, de […] Cet article provient de Radio AlterNantes FM

31 Jul 2020

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Confie-nous tout au Nigeria : Femi Kuti 🇳🇬

Confie-nous tout avec Jean Fromageau

Tous les matins en direct de Tsugiradio, on se fait 20min ensemble pour parler musique autour d'un album, un artiste, une compilation, une bande originale. Cet été, on part de façon hebdomadaire, dans un pays pour découvrir ou redécouvrir de la musique et des artistes.       🇳🇬 Cette semaine, au Nigeria avec Femi Kuti  ____  En fin de course, on s'écoutera "Mer & Pluie" de A2ele

27mins

30 Jul 2020

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Confie-nous tout au Nigeria : Femi Kuti 🇳🇬

Tsugi

Tous les matins en direct de Tsugiradio, on se fait 20min ensemble pour parler musique autour d'un album, un artiste, une compilation, une bande originale. Cet été, on part de façon hebdomadaire, dans un pays pour découvrir ou redécouvrir de la musique et des artistes.       🇳🇬 Cette semaine, au Nigeria avec Femi Kuti  ____  En fin de course, on s'écoutera "Mer & Pluie" de A2ele

27mins

30 Jul 2020

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