Angelique Kidjo Covers Fela Kuti with ?uestlove and tUnE-yArDs

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Friday May 25, 2012

from OkayAfrica

?uestlove, Angélique Kidjo, tUnE-yArDs & Akua Naru Cover Fela Kuti

Red Hot + FELA — a new Fela Kuti compilation created in partnership by the Red Hot Organization and the (RED) campaign — will feature a cover of the afrobeat king’s “Lady” by Okayafrica patrón ?uestlove, Benin’s premiere diva Angélique Kidjo, singer/rapper Akua Naru and indie experimental outfit tUnE-yArDs.

The single, available June 1 on iTunes, will coincide with a ten-day fundraising campaign to end mother-to-child HIV contraction by 2015 called (RED) Rush To Zero.

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