Late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s costume will have a fitting place among other world music greats on the renowned Hardrock Cafe Music Me Memorabilia Collection.
His children, Yeni, Femi and Seun Kuti will hand over costumes worn by Fela, including bits of clothing and shoes to representatives of Hard Rock International in Lagos.
The hand over will coincide with the 20th anniversary of Fela’s death on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Hardrock Café Lagos. The ceremony will also get a performance by Femi Kuti together with his Positive Force band and Seun Kuti together with his Egypt 80 band hit the stage for a pulsating power-packed nights Afrobeat music.
A fresh song specialized in the late Afrobeat maestro by 2 time Grammy Award-winning artiste, Lekan Babalola titled’Mr. Lakaye’may also be released at the event. Additionally, sensational artist, Fola David is going to do a live speed-painting of Fela on stage.
Other legends whose souvenirs are on the Hard Rock Memorabilia Collection include King Sunny Ade, Quincy Jones, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson, Prince, and Bob Marley among others.