WATCH: Afrobeat sensation Femi Koya steals the show on #702Unplugged

Nigerian-born singer and saxophonist Femi Koya gave a show-stopping performance during the Unplugged sessions with Azania Mosaka.

His music is a fusion of West African influences with Mzansi flavour.

The artist explained the inspiration behind his music, which has been described as an eclectic mix of jazz, afrobeat, sophiatown, gospel and highlife.

I've always been very interested in African music and started listening to Fela Kuti when I was very young.

Femi Koya, Nigerian singer and saxophonist

It's been in me to have the true self of being African.

Femi Koya, Nigerian singer and saxophonist

Coming to South Africa.. I've been interested in the music of Bra Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba.

Femi Koya, Nigerian singer and saxophonist

WATCH: Afrobeat sensation Femi Koya steals the show


This article first appeared on 702 : WATCH: Afrobeat sensation Femi Koya steals the show on #702Unplugged


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