Posts Tagged 'Nigerian Music in London'


Strut Records Boat Party

The amazing afro, funk and soul label Strut Records are having a boat party on Sunday. It’s the first in a series of one-off London parties this month with a Sunday session on a 1930s Dutch barge, the Tamesis Dock

Talking Fela with Sahr Ngaujah

After much anticipation, Fela! – the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, celebrating the life and music of Nigerian Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti – has made its return to London’s Sadler’s Well Theatre for the second time, and JungleDrums has had

The Afrobeat of Fela! hits London

Hit Broadway musical brings with it the powerful story of Africa’s legendary son, Fela Kuti

What do Brazil and Nigeria have in common?

On the surface, both Brazil and Nigeria may seem like distant nations yet, as CNN’s new series ‘Global Connections’ seeks to explore, if you dig a little deeper they hold more connections and unexpected similarities than you might have imagined.

Welcome to Lagos on BBC2

The three-part observational documentary series explores life in one of the most extreme urban environments, one which some consider to be an apocalyptic vision of the urban future – that of Lagos, in Nigeria,  the fastest growing megacity in the