Late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s costume will take 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 pieces 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 feature a performance by Femi Kuti with his Positive Force band and Seun Kuti with his Egypt 80 band hit the stage for a pulsating power-packed night of Afrobeat music.
A new song dedicated to the late Afrobeat maestro by 2 time Grammy Award-winning artiste, Lekan Babalola titled ‘Mr. Lakaye’ will also be released at the event. In addition, sensational artist, Fola David will 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.