Legendary Nigerian musician, Femi Kuti has been announced as one of the artistes to perform at the 2019 African Cup of Nations opening ceremony in Egypt.
This was disclosed in a tweet on CAF’s official Twitter handle.
Femi, who is a four-time Grammy Awards nominee, will be performing alongside two other musicians from Egypt and Ivory Coast – Hakim and Dobet Gnahore.
The eldest son of Afro-beat icon Fela Kuti will perform in English, while Hakim and Dobet Gnahore perform in Arabic and French respectively.
This is not the first time Femi Kuti will be performing at the opening ceremony of a major soccer tournament.
In 2010, he performed at the opening ceremony of 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
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