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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was a guest on Monday, at Bolanle Austen-Peters’s “Fela’s Republic and The Kalakuta Queens’, a musical concert and life performance that is ongoing at the Terra Kulture, Lagos.

Austen-Peters explained that the musical concert and life performance is revisiting the untold story of the Kalakuta Queens’ and the trials and tribulations they endured as they stood by Fela.

It chronicles Fela’s unconventional lifestyle and relationships with his Queens, while taking a deeper look at his personal and political perspective and motivations. It also shows the cause of their repeated clashes with the government at all levels.

The concert has a 30-member cast with Laitan Adeniji playing Fela. It will run from December 13 to the first week of January.

Some of the Fela songs like, Teacher Teacher, Suffering and Smiling, Shakara Olooje, ‘Beast of No Nation, Yellow Fever and Zombie, among others, were played after a short drama script introducing each song track.