Never before seen footage of Questlove’s interview from ‘Finding Fela’

If you caught Finding Fela on the big screen you’ll remember seeing Questlove give his insights on Fela Kuti‘s message and the uncompromising political stance behind his work. Limited to a short snippet in the actual documentary, okayafrica has unearthed full footage of the interview which has Quest telling the stories of how he came across Fela’s music in Santigold‘s jeep, the boldness of the afrobeat legend’s compositions, and how he got a morning phone call from Jay Z after an early showing of the Fela! musical.

Finding Fela is currently showing in 30-plus theaters across North America. Watch the Okayafrica TV exclusive of Questlove’s extended interview from the film below.