Preparations to hold the annual anniversary of the death of Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, tagged Felabration, is in full swing and the line up of artistes to grace the event has been released.
The week-long event will feature the best of entertainers drawn from a rich pool of talent in Africa. Falz, Olamide, Iyanya, Tekno, Waje, Burna Boy, Kiss Daniel, and many more are on the list. Scroll below to see full list.
This year’s event series, according to the organisers, will hold from October 12 to 18. An annual event, Felabration is a celebration of the life and times of the Afrobeat icon. It chronicles his ideals and everything he lived for.
The brainchild of Fela’s eldest child, Yeni Kuti, fondly referred to as YK, Felabration was conceived in 2008. The event holds during the week of Fela’s birthday.
The Afrobeat Musical Festival, which takes the form of a carnival, consists of a series of events, which include photo exhibitions, symposia, musical performances and street parades. It holds at the New Afrika Shrine in Alausa area of Ikeja, Lagos State.
See the complete line-up of performances below.