For those who don’t know: Seun Kuti, the youngest son of god, continues to tour the world playing his father’s music with his old backing band, creating a own modern version of afro-beat. The affect is sort of like Dam-Funk if Dam-Funk was in the actual bloodline of Roger Troutman. A few days ago, Seun […]
From the best album of the year that no one is talking about, even though it’s co-produced by Brian Eno. I caught Seun last Friday and you can have your Animal Collectives and Gang Gangs, but there was nothing at the Pitchfork Festival that was fucking with this man and Egypt ’80. No offense. But […]
Seun Kuti, Rising Son June 1, 2011
Femi Kuti can’t be happy. The moment that Fela finally transcends from pan-African icon to pan-global fixture feted by Will Smith and Beyonce and Clyde, his little brother Seun snakes their father’s Egypt ’80 band and asserts himself as one of the most prominent Afro-Beat musicians to emerge from the last decade. I believe this […]
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