Who Is Seun Kuti?

Who Is Seun Kuti?
December 11, 2017 Paul Olubayo

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti (born 11 January 1983), commonly known as Seun Kuti, is a Nigerian musician and the youngest son of legendary afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti.

Seun leads his father’s former band Egypt 80

At about age 9, Seun started performing with his father and the band. Since then, Seun has followed the political and social ethos of his father.

After Fela had died in 1997, Seun, then only 14 years old, became the lead singer of Egypt 80.

Seun Kuti is featured in Calle 13’s song “Todo se mueve” (Everything Moves), on their 2010 album Entren los que quieran.

He participated actively in the Occupy Nigeria protests against the fuel subsidy removal policy of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria, in January 2012.

Seun Kuti is an atheist.

Seun and girlfriend Yetunde George Ademiluyi welcomed a baby girl on 16 December 2013 and named her Ifafunmike Adara Anikulapo-kuti.

In 2014, Seun Kuti was given an honorary invitation to perform live for the first time at the Industry Nite

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