November 5th, 2007
Episode 35 of 429 episodes
Femi Kuti in concert. With host Robin Hilton. 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. Hear Kuti recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club originally webcast on NPR.org July 13, 2007.