Will Smith Paid Tribute To Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Remembers FELA Broadway
Using #tbt, Will Smith paid tribute to Fela Anikulapo Kuti, the Nigerian musician/activist. He recalled the Broadway show called FELA which he alongside, wife, Jada Pinkett and Jay Z produced. He wrote alongside some shared photos:
“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”
At the time, New York Times, Time Magazine, Time Out NY and New York Magazine called FELA Broadway the “Best of 2009!”
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