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artist: Artists Seun Kuti and Egypt 80

  • blog September 13, 2017

    Field Report: Rototom Sunsplash Festival Celebrates Africa: Reggae Style

    Feature image: Teshay Makeda, singer with African Head Charge. Photo by Lorenzo Scaldaferro ©Rototom The African-Jamaican dialogue has been going strong ever since African rhythms birthed reggae. The Motherland has produced plenty of her own reggae heroes, hosted many others, … Read more »

  • blog August 25, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway: Seun Kuti and Egypt 80, With Super Yamba Band

    We were all upset to hear that the upcoming Mahmoud Ahmed and Hailu Mergia concert was recently canceled, but luckily we have another exciting ticket giveaway opportunity for you: Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 with Super Yamba Band. Afropop, along with … Read more »

  • blog July 18, 2017

    Fela Kuti Tribute: Seun Kuti, Roy Ayers, Underground System

    Central Park SummerStage was the scene of an ecstatic summer blowout on Sun., July 16, when New York turned out in force for a tribute to Fela Kuti. New York’s own Underground System kicked off with a hard-hitting, female-fronted take … Read more »

  • blog December 19, 2016

    Photo Essay: Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 at SOB’s

    All photos by Sebastian Bouknight. For a full gallery of all the photos from the night, scroll to the bottom. Seun Kuti has a tattoo stretching across his back in Gothic lettering: “FELA LIVES.” When you see him perform, you … Read more »

  • review October 12, 2016

    Struggle Sounds

    “Struggle music, struggle sounds” are the opening words on ”Struggle Sounds,” one of three tracks on a new EP from Seun Kuti and Egypt 80, also entitled Struggle Sounds. It straight away lays bare the raw sentiment embodied in all … Read more »

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