Afrobeat scion Seun Kuti turned 35 early this year, and he’s already nearly two decades into his career. In 1997, when he was just 14, he took the reins of Egypt 80, his father Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s explosive working band. I was thrilled by his promise when he first surfaced internationally in 2006, and by […]
The World Music Festival is a constellation of international stars—including Afrobeat scion Seun Kuti, rambunctious Cape Verdean accordionist Bitori, and Afro-Venezuelan flame keeper Betsayda Machado.
The World Music Festival is the year’s biggest bonanza for globally minded listeners—and all 36 shows are totally free.
The best shows to see on Mon 7/14 through Wed 7/16
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The pilot episode of a new PBS program focusing on international music airs tonight on WTTW.
Seun Kuti proves he’s the real king of Afrobeat.