Broadway’s “Fela!” got an added boost from two of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith joined in to help produce the musical, about Nigerian Afro-Beat originator Fela Kuti. Follow the jump for more pictures of Will and Jada with the cast.
This past weekend the cast and crew of Fela!, the stunning Broadway show about the life of Nigeria’s revolutionary singer, Fela Kuti, inventor of Afro-Beat, held a small cocktail party to welcome celebrity producers Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith to the team. Will and Jada watched the show, came on stage at the encore to support the cast, and hung out meeting and greeting everyone afterward. Another big celeb associate producer of the show, namely Mr. ?uestlover, was on hand for the festivities as well.
Jay-Z is also one of the producers for the “Fela!” musical. See, big things happen when the Scientologists join forces with the Illuminati…
We kid! We kid!