Mates of Afrobeat will need to keep a date

October 16, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ NEWS and Gossip


AbrobeatMates of Afrobeat will need to keep a date with the grant winning band, London Afrobeat Collective (LAC), which performs today at the prestigious Wheatbaker, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Presently on voyage through Nigeria, the 10-piece band yesterday gave a superlative execution at the June 12 Cultural Center, Kuto, Abeokuta, Ogun State affability A-rundown vitality organization, Heyden Oil, established by Dapo Abiodun. As indicated by show promoter, Teju Kareem, CEO, Zmirage, the Abeokuta leg was as a sign of appreciation to Ogun State that gave the world notable Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

In any case, the show train moves to La Campaigne Tropicana, Ajah and Freedom Park, Lagos tomorrow, and on Sunday, the London Afrobeat Collective will showcase their ability at the New Afrika Shrine where they will stick with Afrobeat ruler, Femi Anikulapo-Kuti.

London Afrobeat Collective and such other basically Caucasian musical groups playing Afrobeat have not just received Fela’s musical culture and appropriated his musical inventiveness they have likewise unwittingly soaked up his African social-political and social rationalities.

“Showcasing the 10-piece London Afrobeat Collective band to our childhood will clearly motivate a greater amount of Fela-like creativity in the territory of music as well as other expert aspects of life. The energies of our childhood should be revived with self-conviction, certainty and pride in their way of life, which they can then saddle in their commitment to African as well as world improvement,” Kareem said.