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Jay-Z, Will & Jada Pinkett-Smith have been nominated for Tony Awards for their part in producing Broadway hit musical Fela!

 The new musical Fela!, which began life Off-Broadway, is about Fela Kuti, the legendary Nigerian musician and activiast, who used his soulful and stirring Afrobeat rhythms to spark a generation to fight for change, defy opression & government corruption.

Both Fela! and the revival of La Cage aux Folles, earned 11 nominations a piece, the most of any production of the season.

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