Renowned Nigerian multiple award winning super star, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti has ten albums to his credit and is currently working on the eleventh. His Positive Force band has toured the world.
The ten songs on this playlist are selected from his extensive discography, some recorded in the studio and others live. Femi Kuti’s version of Fela’s Water No Get Enemy track features D’Angelo and Macy Gray.
The UN Goodwill Ambassador’s Afrobeat demonstrates a harmonious fusion of modern dance-music styles with jazz, funk and African blues. It centers around the life of the ‘common man’ in Africa, in similar fashion as his father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
Kuti has been nominated for a Grammy Award four times in the World Music category in 2003, 2010, 2012 and 2013. He received top honours at the Kora All Africa Music Awards in September 1999 and won the Best-Selling African Artist Award at the globally televised World Music Awards in May 2000.
Enjoy this truly impressive selection of hits by Femi Kuti.
One People, One World
Beng Beng Beng
No Place For My Dream
What Will Tomorrow Bring
Water No Get Enemy