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07/07/2016
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Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

Those who have followed his career and have experienced his music know this for a fact: Femi Kuti never felt just satisfied with being the King's heir. He freed himself from his father's legacy in '85 by putting together his own band, The Positive Force, and thereby working to find his own voice. He became, during the '90s, a renowned artist in his own right with a distinctive, colorful and balanced style. His records tell the story: After a short spell at Motown, he took on the Afrobeat sound with his first international album in 1998 («Shoki Shoki), before rubbing shoulders with the modern urban style of his American peers such as Mos Def and Common on the album «Fight To Win