Tuesday, June 18, 2013
A Night of Tribute To Celebrate Fatai Rolling Dollar at Freedom Park
The iREP Documentary Film Forum, the Committee for Relevant Art, CORA and the Freedom Park collective will celebrate the legendary life of octogenarian "Kokoma" Highlife musician Fatai Olagunju, aka Rolling Dollar who passed away on June 12, 2013.
The phenomenal maestro will be celebrated in "FATAI ROLLING DOLLAR: Celebrating the Essence of the Legend" through a night of reflection on his life and career on Wednesday June 19 at 5pm at the Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road by Broad Street, Lagos.
"The special tribute includes reviews of his career; screening of perhaps the only documentary film on his life titled ROLLING DOLLAR: A LEGEND UNPLUGGED, produced and directed by Femi Odugbemi and released in March; and a session of musical tributes by his fellow veteran highlife musicians, and many young ones whose careers he affected, and to some extent helped to shape by his own exemplary service to the music industry. And people should also come with their One-Minute tribute – in Poem, Song; Chant; Reflection or other forms of tribute," announced Jahman Anikulapo, culture activist and former editor at The Guardian for The iREP Documentary Film Forum, iREP, the Committee for Relevant Art, CORA and the Freedom Park collective.