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Published: 2013/07/31

My Morning Jacket, Questlove and More Pay Tribute to Fela Kuti

My Morning Jacket, Questlove, Super Human Happiness, Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard, tUnE-yArDs, TV on the Radio’s Kyp Malone and Tune Adembimpe and many more contribute tracks to RED HOT + FELA, a Fela Kuti tribute album. The compilation was put together by the Red Hot Organization, which has been working to raise awareness about AIDS since 1989. The album will be released on October 8 via Knitting Factory Records.

RED HOT + FELA marks the second time that the Red Hot Organization has honored Kuti. The group also put out Red Hot + Riot in 2012.

RED HOT + FELA tracklist:

01 Baloji & L’Orchestre de la Katuba [ft. Kuku]: “Buy Africa”
02 tUnE-yArDs, ?uestlove, Angelique Kidjo, & Akua Naru: “Lady”
03 Spoek Mathambo & Zaki Ibrahim: “Yellow Fever”
04 Nneka, Sinkane, Amayo & Superhuman Happiness: “No Buredi”
05 Just a Band & Childish Gambino: “Who No Know Go No”
06 My Morning Jacket, Merrill Garbus, Brittany Howard: “Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am”
07 Kyp Malone, Tunde Adebimpe, Kronos Quartet, Stuart Bogie: “Sorrow Tears and Blood”
08 Superhuman Happiness, Sahr Ngaujah, Abena Koomson, Rubblebucket: “ITT”
09 Tony Allen, M1, Baloji: “Afrodisco Beat 2013”
10 Just A Band, Bajah, Chance the Rapper: “Gentleman”
11 GendEr Infinity: “Hi Life Time”
12 Spoek Mathambo, Cerebral Cortex, Frown: “Zombie”
13 King: “Go Slow”

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