I Know Where I’m From – Joakim Noah on Fela Kuti

May 9, 2012 at 9:11 am by Terez in Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah

Chicago Bull’s center, Joakim Noah, whose father is tennis star and singer Yannick Noah, and whose grandfather is Cameroonian soccer star Zacharie Noah, grew up listening to Fela Kuti. In this piece, Noah talks about Fela’s audacity to speak the truth on behalf of his people, Tupac as a new generation’s Fela, Noah’s gift for Obama, and the importance of knowing one’s roots. Noah is one interesting guy. -TO

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