Femi Kuti’s ex-wife Funke joins Kaffy, others as judge of Felabration dance

Funke Kuti

Funke Kuti, ex-wife of Afrobeat star Femi Kuti, has joined dancer Kaffy, Don Flexx and Jeffery Daniels as one of the judges of the Felabration Afrobics Dance competition.

Onyekachi Nwanya, head of social media at Felabration disclosed this in a recent interview.

According to him, the contestant will perfrom their song choice from the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, including this year’s theme song ‘Fear not 4 Man’.

He said: “The submission portal for the Afrobics dance competition opened on June 15, 2022, and is scheduled to close on July 31. The competition is open to contestants worldwide.

“Over the years, Felabration has provided a platform to stardom for young creatives. The different stages of the Felabration Afrobics dance competition will also take place at the New Afrika Shrine.

“Contestants will perform their choice of songs from the vast catalogue of the late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti including this year’s theme song, ‘Fear not 4 man.’

“The judges will decide the winners after which they will be announced at a ceremony in the months of Felabration.”

Felabration is an annual music festival conceived in 1998 by Yeni Kuti in memory and celebration of her father Fela Kuti, a Nigerian musician and human rights activist known for pioneering the Afrobeat genre of music.