Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Seun kuti Jazz Cafe

Seun Anikulapo Kuti, the youngest son of late and great Fela Kuti, will be taking to our stage for two unforgettable nights of afrobeat in its purest form this summer. Egypt 80, the same band that was fronted by his legendary father, will be joining him on stage to get the audience dancing the night away.After the release of his now renowned album Africa With Fury: Rise, Seun Kuti, who started performing by his father’s side at only nine years old, proved that he not only inherited his father’s talent, but also his passion and anti-establishment fury. Kuti’s 2014 album A Long Way To The Beginning and 2016’s Struggle Sounds also gained critical acclaim, whilst his most recent album, this year’s Black Times on Strut is his best work yet; the songs are beautifully intricate and, as always, defiantly political.Egypt 80, astoundingly good musicians in their own right, will play with Kuti to deliver explosive, fast, hard power on our stage. Together, they will bring Fela Kuti’s afrobeat legacy back to life.

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