Lauryn Hill Pays Homage To Fela Kuti, Visits African Shrine

Feeling At Home: Lauryn Hill With The Kuti's

Feeling At Home: Lauryn Hill With The Kuti’s

Barely 24 hours after her Lagos gig, soul music legend, Lauryn Hill paid a courtesy call on the late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s Afrobeat hotspot, the New African Shrine located at Agidingbi area, Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa.

She was in company of her eight year old daughter, Sarah Marley and other members of her band.

Her visit comes few days after legendary singer, Bono of U2 band made a similar visit to the Afrobeat hub. In death, Fela Anikulapo Kuti has continued to attract recognition from music icons from all over the world who have come to reckon with the spirit and philosophy of his music known as Afrobeat.

During her brief visit, the amazon was well received by son of the late maestro and leader of the Egypt 80 band, Seun Kuti. Also in the company was his sibling, Kunle Kuti,

A source at the surprise visit revealed that discussion revolved around the preservation of Fela’s music legacy among other things. Plans are underway to hold the year’s edition of a weeklong event in honour of the Afrobeat maestro tagged FELABRATION.

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