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“”Fela’s Life Was Deep” – Will Smith Declares As He Celebrates The Afro-Beat Legend


“”Fela’s Life Was Deep” – Will Smith Declares As He Celebrates The Afro-Beat Legend

Veteran Hollywood Film maker, WIll Smith has taken to his Instagram page to celebrate late Nigerian Afrobeat Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

Popular actor, Will Smith has taken to Instagram to celebrate the legendary life of Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The actor shared a throwback picture of himself, his wife, Jada Pinkett with another black power couple, Jay-Z and Beyonce, which was taken in 2010 during a play produced to celebrate the life of the Afrobeat legend.

UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS-NOVEMBER 3D: Fela Kuti ,vocal, performs at Vredenburg on 3d november 1988 in Utrecht, the Netherlands ( photo by Frans Schellekens/Redferns)

In his Instagram post, Will Smith wrote about how the play named after FELA which he produced together with his wife and friends got 11 Tony Awards Nominations. He further urged poeple to read about the Afro-Beat legend, FELA while describing his life as “Deep”.

Here is what he wrote below;

May 20, 2010. We all produced a play together on Broadway called FELA. It was about the late Nigerian Artist / Activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti. We were nominated for 11 Tony Awards!!! Look up FELA. His life was DEEP! #tbt

Bukunmi Oyelude

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