Fela Kuti’s Children Keep The Family Flame Alight

Bill T. Jones’s musical about the late Nigerian superstar has stormed Broadway and sparked an international resurgence of interest in his music. Back in Lagos, son Femi is a major musician in his own right, and daughter Yeni runs the city’s music mecca, New Afrika Shrine. They’re bemused by the international Fela revival and furious that the rich men their father railed against might co-opt the hit show.