6 things you should know about Seun Kuti


Nigerian musician Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti popularly known asSeun Kuti turns 33 years old today, January 11. Kuti is the son of the late Fela Kuti, who created the Afrobeat sound, which has influenced music home and abroad till date.

Here’s a list of things you should know about the son of the Afrobeat king.

Fela Kuti and Seun Kuti circa late 80'splayFela Kuti and Seun Kuti circa late 80’s


1. Kuti started preforming with his father’s Egypt 80 band when he was 9.

2. He is the bandleader of the Egypt 80 band.

3. He is not just a vocalist but also a saxophonist.

4. His siblings are Yeni Kuti and Femi Kuti.

Femi Kuti and Seun KutiplayFemi Kuti and Seun Kuti performing at Felabration 2015.


5. He has a daughter with his girlfriend Yetunde George Ademiluyi.

Seun Kuti and daughterplaySeun Kuti and daughter

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6. His discography includes: “A Long Way to the Beginning” (2014), From Africa With Fury: Rise (2011) and “Many Things” (2008).


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