Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, Friday, January 18, 2013 - The Guide - Los Angeles magazine

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Femi Kuti and The Positive Force

El Rey Theatre
Friday, January 18, 2013
8 p.m.

Nigeria’s Fela Kuti mixed American funk with tribal rhythms and political messages of African unity and self-determination, spawning a movement that traveled far beyond his continent’s shores during the 1970s. His son Femi keeps the torch burning, pairing Dad’s songs with his own groove-filled jams. More information.