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  • 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 »

  • blog March 3, 2016

    Seun Kuti’s New Video: An Ode to the Black Woman

    Afrobeat torchbearer Seun Kuti along with Egypt 80 has released the video clip for their single “Black Woman,” off their 2014 release A Long Way to the Beginning. The song features the vocals of Nigerian singer Nneka. “Black Woman” is a celebration … Read more »

  • program December 3, 2014

    Stocking Stuffers 2014

    It’s an annual Afropop ritual! Georges Collinet and Banning Eyre sift through all the great new music from Africa and its diasporas released during the year, and attempt to summarize it in one hour. An impossible task, but always good … Read more »

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