‘Red Hot + Fela’ is a new compilation album produced by Knitting Factory Records. The album features an array of well known and established artists performing covers of Fela Kuti’s songs. Part of the proceeds raised from album sales will be used to raise money in the fight against AIDS – a relevant cause as Kuti died from an AIDS-related illness back in 1997.
The album features contributions to Congolese artist Baloji, Roots drummer Questlove, Acclaimed singer Angelique Kidjo and vocalist Jim James.
Check out Congolese artist Baloji’s ‘Buy Africa’ cover.
“Red Hot + Fela” will be available from Oct. 8 on Knitting Factory Records.