Quick Flicks: The Carters & The Smiths Continue To Support Fela

fela1 Quick Flicks: The Carters & The Smiths Continue To Support Fela

Photographed with director Bill T. Jones, the prom queen and king rubbed shoulders with the homecoming queen and king of the school from across town at the post-theater reception of Fela! in New York City on Thursday night.

Produced by Jay-Z, Roots drummer Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson, Stephen Hendel, and Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the hit broadway musical about Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo-Kuti received 11 Tony Award nominations earlier this month. Now that’s something worth clinking your champagne flutes to.