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Femi Kuti carries on

Funky, jazzy, infectious beats fill Femi Kuti's new album, No Place for My Dream , just as they did his 2010 Grammy-winning Africa for Africa — and have on every release since he began recording in 1987.
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By VALERIE GLADSTONE  |  January 18, 2013

Music Seen: Femi Kuti, the Loblolly Boy

On record, Femi Kuti can't help but come off as a slightly vanilla version of his mad genius father Fela (popularizer of Afrobeat music, also known for having 12 wives at once, among other things).
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By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 17, 2009
Out: Femi Kuti, at the Paradise

Out: Femi Kuti, at the Paradise


Odds are, no one reading these words will ever set foot inside Femi Kuti’s New Afrika Shrine, a hug...
By Shaula Clark  |  June 30, 2009
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Trail of tunes

The best summer music festivals take something from the season: the smell of the surf, the sight of the mountains, fireworks, lawn seating — or, at least, fried dough.
Music al fresco at summer fests
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 12, 2009
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Aphrodesia

The band are tight and fluid, and their command of far-flung languages and musical genres is sure-footed without being reverential.
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By BANNING EYRE  |  January 23, 2008