KING KUTI: Father Of Afrobeat - Vintage Sport Grey Hoodie


KING KUTI: Father of Afrobeat Vintage Sport Grey Hoodie


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 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

8.0 oz. fabric weight
50/50 cotton/polyester
Double-lined hood with matching drawcord
1x1 athletic rib knit cuffs and waistband with spandex
Double-needle stitching throughout
Front pouch pocket

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

Size Specifications:

Chest (inches)
S - Length 26 - Width 20
M - Length 27 - Width 22
L - Length 28 - Width 24
XL - Length 29 - Width - 26
2XL - Length 30 - Width - 28
3XL - Length 31 - Width - 30
4XL - Length 32 - Width - 32
5XL - Length 33 - Width - 34