Meet the Fela Queens


Unique Vintage RTW Spring 2014

Photo by Amy Graves


SaharaTV’s Chika Oduah meets some of the Fela Queens, performers from the original Fela! On Broadway production. Rujeko Dumpetshena, Afi Pijou and Catherine Foster played the roles of the wives of Fela Anikulapo Kuti in the hit Broadway show. The performers share their thoughts on the legacy of Fela Kuti and how his music continues to inspire today. This interview was conducted at a SummerStage show at Herbert Von King Park in Brooklyn, New York on June 10, 2012. For more, check out

Meet the Fela Queens


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