Son of the legendary Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti performs with Fela’s band Egypt 80. A big band fusion of traditional rhythms and the boldest brass, Fela’s music inspired generations of musicians; now Seun has taken it up with a dynamism that has left admirers of his father in awe
Seun Kuti and his band Egypt 80 have been giving fans a taste of their new album with the release of the video for the opening track ‘IMF’.
With lyrics like “My people are coming for what’s ours” and “Breakin’ the chain”, the Nigerian musician takes a stab at the International Monetary Fund.
“Twenty years ago, IMF was an African devil, only Africans understood the evil of IMF. Europeans didn’t see. Austerity was an African thing, but now austerity is a worldwide phenomenon. Everybody understan…
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