OFFICIAL VIDEO: Wyclef Jean – Fela Kuti
Wyclef Jean has emerged with a visual ode to the Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti which he titled Fela Kuti. The Haitian rapper sampled the Afrobeat singer sound on this song and has merged with a stunning Africa-themed video.
The song ‘Fela Kuti’ is the lead single of Wyclef’s “Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee” album that was released in September.
Wyclef in an interview with XXL Magazine disclosed that the track was titled Fela Kuti because he felt the need to give props to the late legend.
‘I decided to name it Fela Kuti because for me, I feel like we be thinking of Bob Marley, we give a lot of people from our past props, so when the kids hear Fela Kuti, I really want them to Google it,’ he said.