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Nigeria's Femi Kuti ( FELA) The INTERVIEW AFRICA for AFRICA

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Nigeria's Femi Kuti lauded as best World Music artistThe Interview: Femi Kuti,  EXCLUSIVE w Princess Angelinah DOWNLOAD this FREE and click LIKE tab.(Reuters) - Nigerian singer Femi Kuti was named Best Artist in Songlines magazine's annual world music awards, winning praise for dynamic songs that railed against corruption and repression in Africa.Kuti had stepped out of the shadow of his father, the legendary Fela Kuti, with his album "Africa for Africa," Songlines said."Songs like "Politics in Africa," "Can't Buy Me" and "Bad Government" all serve to underline his utter disdain for the corrupt politicians of his native Nigeria and other African nations -- a theme that continues to be pertinent today with events happening across North Africa and Ivory Coast, the role of musicians in recent popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt showed their relevance beyond just entertainment. And the message is Africa has to look after itself." The New Africa Shrine, a music venue owned and renovated by Femi Kuti, a son of the late Afro-beat legend Fela Kuti. It's a mecca for lovers of Afro-beat, the synthesis of jazz, fusion and native African rhythms, with Femi Kuti leading the star house band E SE O!

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