Seun Kuti who is the son of late afrobeat legend and afrobeat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti opens up about his family musical background on the latest episode of the Nancy Isime Show hosted by the media personality, Nancy Isime,
During the interview, Seun Kuti uncovered that his grandfather, Isreal Oladotun Ransome-Kuti, other than being a clergyman, was also a musician and composer. He then mentioned that “I think my great-grandfather was the first artiste to be recorded in West Africa.”
Seun Kuti further clarified that his ancestry of recording artistes had preceding his late dad, all done gospel music with his similar incredible granddad, Josiah Ransome-Kuti being the composer of the renowned Anglican Yoruba psalm “Ise Oluwa, ko le baje o.”
Watch the interview below:
Musical Group “Mo Hits” Is Coming Back!
There might just be a new collaboration from our old favorite musical group “Mo Hits,” according to one of the DMW gang, Spesh
Spesh revealed this in an Instagram post Friday, June 18, 2021, he wrote:
“Let’s record another curriculum vitae and go on a world tour??? @kayswitchgram @dprincemavin @iamdrsid @wandecoal @donjazzy @iambangalee what you guys saying!!!! #EDeyBody!! #MOHITS!!! It’s almost #20years since it began!! 📸: @drdrummerd 💯”
Olamide’s New “UY Scruti” Album Is All You Need To Lighten Up Your Day
YBNL boss, Olamide has officially dropped his new album ‘UY Scruti’ and in the event that you are going through a rough day, then this album is for you.
It has always been a norm for the Afrobeats artiste to bless his fans with an album each year and this year, he didn’t fail to deliver. “UY Scuti” is the follow up to Olamide’s 2020 album “Carpe Diem“.
“UY Scuti” contains ten hit songs with variety of collaborations from Phyno, Layypoe, Jaywillz and others.
H.E.R Is The Shinning Star On The Cover of Variety Magazine
H.E.R. is with no doubt a star and a shinning one at that as she graces the cover of Variety Magazine’s latest issue. Although, only 23, H.E.R has accomplished so much for herself in a short period of time.
In a conversation with Variety, the 23-year-old talked about her music, her identity as she straddles both the Black and Filipino communities and her plans for an eventual E.G.OT.
H.E.R likewise dived into the details of her Grammy-winning protest song “I Can’t Breathe,” she wrote in response to the recent police killings of unarmed Black people and has successfully become an anthem for Black Lives Matter movement. She collaborated with singer and songwriter Tiara Thomas and D’Mile (Dernst Emile II).
The song is as powerful and energetic as it sounds.
“’I Can’t Breathe’ just kind of happened when we started asking ourselves questions like, ‘How do we cope when we don’t love each other? What is a gun to a man that surrenders when it’s right in front of your face?’
Read the full interview here: