Femi Kuti at 9:30; Kingpin Soundsystem at Velvet Lounge

We got a double dose of chill music: Afrobeat jazz from Femi Kuti at the 9:30 Club, followed by the hip-hop and soul by the Kingpin Soundsystem DJs down the street at Velvet Lounge.

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We got a double dose of chill music: Afrobeat jazz from Femi Kuti at the 9:30 Club, followed by the hip-hop and soul by the Kingpin Soundsystem DJs down the street at Velvet Lounge.
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Femi Kuti fans
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Femi Kuti fans
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Femi Kuti is an award-winning Nigerian musician and the oldest son of legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti.
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Femi, shown here getting down with his band at the 9:30 Club, was born in London to Fela and Remi Kuti and grew up in the former Nigerian capital of Lagos.
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Femi eventually became a member of his father's band. Like his father, Femi has shown a strong commitment to social and political causes throughout his career, but he differs from his father in his religious views.
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In 2001, Femi collaborated on his album "Fight to Win" with a number of U.S. musicians, such as Common, Mos Def and Jaguar Wright.
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Femi Kuti's voice is featured in the video game "Grand Theft Auto IV," in which he's the host of radio station IF 99 (International Funk 99), described as "playing a great selection of classics from West Africa, the U.S. and elsewhere."
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Femi Kuti
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DJ So's Your Mom from the Kingpin Soundsystem, spent the night spinning hip-hop, dancehall and reggae at Velvet Lounge.
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Femi Kuti with a band member
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The Kingpin Soundsystem plays their groovy beats throughout the city.
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Kingpin Soundsystem
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Kingpin Soundsystem also plays gogo, drum and bass, superfly soul, funk, and Brazilian hip-hop.
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