afro-beat http://blog.wlrn.org en Fela! An Afro-Beat Musical In Miami http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fela-afro-beat-musical-miami <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The Tony-award winning Broadway musical, Fela! is in Miami this week. The production is based on the complex life-- and music-- of late Nigerian activist, musician and singer Fela Kuti.</p><p></p><p>Kuti is known worldwide for founding the musical genre afro-beat. But in Nigeria, he’s known for using his music to protest the country’s military government through the 70s and 80s.</p><p></p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 11177 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fela! An Afro-Beat Musical In Miami