Friends We Love Spend “120 Seconds” with Femi Kuti

Friends We Love spent 120 seconds with Femi Kuti following his incredible show on May 12th at El Rey in Los Angeles, and captured this passionate message. Make sure to check out the video to hear what Femi has to say about the importance of African unity and awareness, and check out photos of that night’s show.

Femi’s latest album Africa For Africa is in stores now.

GPWW 3/22/10: A Conversation With K’NAAN

This week GPWW features a discussion with the rising Somalian hip-hop star, K’NAAN. K’NAAN has recently been featured on tracks with Mary J Blige and Mos Def, and is currently touring the US with Wale. Of course Gilles Peterson continues to find new artists from all over the world, and this mix includes everything from Afro-beat on Strut Records and newly reissued Latin music, to Blue Note classics and new albums by Cobblestone Jazz and Paul Weller.

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Videos After the Jump:
K’NAAN – “ABC’s” Live at Filmore at Irving Plaza (NYC) 3/31/10
Friends We Love: Gilles Peterson shares his insight on having the best job in the world and what has kept him going as a career DJ for 30 years.

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