KING KUTI: Father Of Afrobeat - Vintage Sport Grey CHAMPION MAX Hoodie


KING KUTI: Father of Afrobeat Vintage Sport Grey CHAMPION MAX Hoodie (Printed On A Premium Brand CHAMPION Garment)


Liner Notes:

We're "Felabrating" the legendary Nigerian-born Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti with our KING KUTI: The Father of Afrobeat hoodie. This clean, meticulous illustration is the 2nd illustration by our graphic collaborator DJ Rahdu of

With this vintage sport grey CHAMPION MAX hoodie we're remembering one of Africa's most influential public figures in music, politics and pop culture. The singer, musician, political and human rights activist recorded dozens of albums during his very influential and challenging career. Fela Kuti not only pioneered the musical style of Afrobeat (a fusion of jazz, funk, Ghanaian/Nigerian highlife, psychedelic rock and traditional West African chants and rhythms), he was an outspoken critic of of the Nigerian government, the corrupt officials and the mistreatment of Nigerian citizens.
Through album re-issues, stage plays, documentary films and annual dance party/festival celebrations newer generations worldwide will continue to be introduced to the legacy of Fela Kuti.

"If you're playing music and people don't feel something, you're not doing shit."
- Fela Kuti

90% cotton, 10% polyester (light steel is 85% cotton, 15% polyester)
100% cotton shell
Fabric weight: 9.7 oz
Two-ply hood with a colored lining (black hoodies have a light steel lining in the hood, navy - oxford grey lining, light steel - navy lining)
V-notch rib detail at neck, and half-moon insert at the back of the neck
Tone-matching drawstrings
Front pouch pocket
2x1 ribbed spandex enhanced cuffs and bottom band
Embroidered "C" logo on left sleeve

Wash and Care: Wash shirts inside out with like colors. Tumble dry low. DO NOT iron design.

Size Specifications:

Chest (inches)
S - Length 27 1/2 - Width 21
M - Length 28 1/2 - Width 23
L - Length 29 1/2 - Width 25
XL - Length 30 1/2 - Width - 27
2XL - Length 31 1/2 - Width - 29