It’s been quite a journey, these last 7 years… I remember making that infamous Zombie phrase in a friend’s apartment the night before the first audition. I recall convincing the producer to put an exclamation point at the end of Fela’s name so that people might pronounce it right. In reflection I see brilliant flashes all of the amazing artists whose sweat blood and prowess made this show what it is; the famous yellow fever solos and less than glorious disasters transgressed by the will of a story to be told, an urgent energy to be released- on multiple continents. Now I watch from afar as this tour comes to a close, in Oakland of all places where I was first initiated into African & … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2014
A Letter from Maija & Ashe-O
Prêt-À-Poundo: Top 10 Style Guide and Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Video
Photo: Lovely letter from Beyonce to Michelle Williams
Prêt-À-Poundo: Style Guide – The Dapper Real Live Show
Video: Beyoncé Is A(n African) Grown Woman
Prêt-À-Poundo: Style Guide — Rock Your Punk Fela Tee
Video: Meshell Ndegeocello Talks About Fela Kuti on STGtv
Fela! Flash Mob (Seattle, WA)
Gelan Lambert personally invited to Miami by Mayor Andre D. Pierre!
Sahr Ngaujah won a Norton Award for ‘Outstanding Musical Performance.’
Official FELA! Opening Party & Performance w/ SAHR NGAUJAH in Oakland, CA!
Meshell Ndegeocello spent an afternoon at Broadway at the Paramount