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Femi Kuti Live 07-17-2007

July 17th, 2007

Episode 99 of 774 episodes

Femi Kuti live in concert. A veritable superstar in his native Nigeria, Femi Kuti is the standard bearer for Afro-beat, the blend of American jazz and funk with African percussion and vocals pioneered by his father, Fela Kuti in the 1970s. Kuti performed at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. for a live concert webcast on NPR.org July 13.

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