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Fuse ODG Wins MOBO Award for Best African Act

Fuse ODG walked onto the MOBO stage to claim his prize on Saturday night, as Antenna played in the background. The stage was warmed up for him by comedian Eddie Kadi who announced the winner. Shock was written all over Fuse’s face as he swagged to the podium in an partly African printed suit alongside […]

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Seun Kuti Lights Up Paris

The 12th edition of the annual La Villette Jazz Festival kicked off in Paris on September 3. The 12-day event featured a handful of renowned international artistes like Gregory Porter, Antibalas, Jamie Cullum, Fatoumata Diawara and Nigeria’s own Seun Kuti and Fela’s Egypt 80 Band, amongst others. Seun and Fela’s Egypt Band performed at the […]

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Seun Kuti at WOMAD

Neil McKim enjoys a performance by saxophonist Seun Kuti at this year’s WOMAD festival ‘This is not African Jazz! This is not African Soul! This is original African music!’ – this was the defiant proclamation of 30-year-old Nigerian musician Seun Kuti (pictured above and below) on the main stage at this year’s WOMAD festival. Kuti […]

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Seun Kuti Added to WOMAD

Singer and Instrumentalist Seun Kuti has been added to the line-up of the upcoming WOMAD UK music festival. Nigeria, Kuti joins several other outstanding global artists on the prestigious list. Seun Anikulapo Kuti is the last born son of the iconic Nigerian artist , the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti and he is one of the […]

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Fela’s Broadway for Lagos, as Curtain Falls on American Edition

Jay-Z’s musical Fela about the musical icon and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti is moving to Lagos Nigeria. The musical finished its Broadway run on January 2nd of this year. During the finale, Edward Tyler Nahem, who co-produced the Broadway run with Jay-Z and Will Smith tells the New York Post, “Fela Kuti was to the […]

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