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Seun Kuti, Egypt 80

Rita Ray introduces a concert from Edinburgh, given as part of the 2011 Africa Soul Rebels tour and featuring Seun Kuti and Egypt 80.

Rita Ray introduces a concert from Edinburgh, given as part of the 2011 Africa Soul Rebels tour and featuring Seun Kuti and Egypt 80. Seun is the son of legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, and the band contains the musicians who played with his late father. Their Afrobeat sound is a fusion of brass-driven funk and traditional Yoruba rhythms.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Seun Kuti

    Slave Masters (11:10)

    Composer: Seun Kuti Performers: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

    • BBC Recording, 16th April 2011, Usher Hall Edinburgh.
  • Seun Kuti

    Rise (6:25)

    Composer: Seun Kuti Performers: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

    • BBC Recording, 16th April 2011, Usher Hall Edinburgh.
  • Seun Kuti

    Mr Big Thief (10:45)

    Composer: Seun Kuti Performers: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

    • BBC Recording, 16th April 2011, Usher Hall Edinburgh.
  • Seun Kuti

    You Can Run (13:05)

    Composer: Seun Kuti Performers: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

    • BBC Recording, 16th April 2011, Usher Hall Edinburgh.
  • Seun Kuti

    Mosquito Song (6:56)

    Composer: Seun Kuti Performers: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

    • BBC Recording, 16th April 2011, Usher Hall Edinburgh.

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