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Not World Music: Fela Kuti Immortalized in Alex Gibney's Upcoming Documentary 'Finding Fela' and Finds Mainstream Success

Not World Music: Fela Kuti Immortalized in Alex Gibney's Upcoming Documentary 'Finding Fela' and Finds Mainstream Success >>

Fela Kuti seems to be on the upend of a resurgence, his name seemingly popping up everywhere recently. With a play, Fela!, under his belt, the late-artist has been cited as an influence to many mainstream successes, including Jay Z and Vampire Weekend.

Music for Revolution: Fela Kuti Immortalized in Latest Doc 'Finding Fela' with Appearances from Paul McCartney and Questlove

New Fela Kuti Documentary, 'Finding Fela,' Continues What 'FELA!' the Musical Started >>

Directed by Academy Award-winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Darkside, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room), the film takes a deeper look into a story told by the three-time Tony-winning musical FELA!, which had its Off-Broadway premiere in 2008--recently revived on Broadway in 2012.

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