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Seun Kuti with Egypt 80, set for The Blue Note / Rio Times

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This Wednesday, March 14th, Nigerian musician Sean Kuti and Egypt 80 will perform at the Blue Note Rio, in Lagoa. Youngest son of legendary Fela Kuti, known as "the father of Afrobeat", Sean Kuti will share the stage with band Egypt 80 in two sets, at 8PM and 10:30 PM. The Singer and saxophonist stands out for blending genres like Afrobeat, hip-hop, R&B and even electronic music, photo internet recreation. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Seun Kuti is deeply involved with the Afrobeat musical universe since he was 14 years-old, when Fela Kuti passed away. From ten on, Seun has been the leader of Egypt 80, Afrobeat band created by his father, in 1979. Along with his brother Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti is considered the very name for the Afrobeat movement. Founded by Fela Kuti in the 1960s, the Afrobeat aimed to promote the African musical roots through a social-political approach.

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