'Fela!' exclusive: Watch the Broadway hit's 'Water No Get Enemy' video here

felaFela!, the Tony-winning Broadway musical about Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti, just keeps getting bigger. The original cast recording is in stores now, and the Music Mix is pleased to premier the music video for that soundtrack’s “Water No Get Enemy” right here.

It’s a straight-forward clip, with the Broadway cast performing Kuti’s 1975 cut on stage. Understated special effects add colorful highlights to the black-and-white footage, including lyrics that scroll around the show’s stars in chalky pastels. Hit the jump to watch the video and stream the entire cast soundtrack, then let us know how you like it.

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  • Sally in Chicago

    Is it touring?

  • harry

    WOW!!!

  • Selena in NYC

    LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! FELA!!!!! Yeah!YEah!

  • Rachel

    Wow, I’m booking a ticket!

  • MQUINO

    LOVE! LOVE! LOVE!

  • kel

    Love it! Been wanting to see Fela, thanks for the taste…now I want to see it even more!

  • Linda

    This was a great musical and it’s one not to be missed! I didn’t know much about Fela before the musical, and now I’ve researched and learned alot. Much to my surprise, his son is playing at a music festival I’m attending!

  • jojo

    FELA is Legend!

  • sean

    FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI is an activist as well as an advocate who fought for the struggles of the lower class.
    Fela lives on…..

  • kunle Adeyemi

    let the legend lives on….

  • tai

    Very fitting and highly deserved. ABAMI EDA for ever.

  • bright orobosa

    baba 70 i adore you too much.ebamieda rest in peace till we meet and part no more

  • joe

    Love it !!!!!! Brings the show back to life for me .

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