Femi Kuti is a Grammy nominated songwriter, musician, and Afrobeat artist signed to Mercer Street Records. Son of the legendary pioneer of Afrobeat music Fela Kuti, Femi spent years playing with him in his band before eventually rising to superstardom.
Femi has shown a strong commitment to social and political causes throughout his career and has collaborated with popular Western artists including Mos Def, Brett Dennen, and Common. His most recent album, No Place for My Dream, was released in June, 2013.
Femi’s 2008 album Day By Day was nominated in the Best Contemporary World Music Album category in 2010.