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S12 E1: My Friend Fela and Birth of Afrobeat

A new perspective on the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, MY FRIEND FELA is told through conversations with his close friend and official biographer, African-Cuban Carlos Moore. The accompanying live-action animated short, BIRTH OF AFROBEAT, tells how Nigerian drummer Tony Allen and his partner Fela Kuti created the Afrobeat genre.

1:27:01 | AIRED: 1/20/2020 | EXPIRES: 2/1/2021 |
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