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There are only four musicians in Nigeria whose music have been nominated for the Grammys – Seun Kuti insists
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There are only four musicians in Nigeria whose music have been nominated for the Grammys – Seun Kuti insists

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, is insisting that only four Nigerians have ever been nominated for the Grammy Awards. Seun made this assertion earlier this month, and according to him, the four Nigerian artists with Grammy nominations are Burna Boy, his brother Femi Kuti, King Sunny Ade and himself. In a post shared on his Instagram page this morning, Seun who is the son of legendary Afrobeat singer. Fela, dismissed claims of any other Nigerian artiste being nominated for the prestigious award apart from the artist he mentioned.   See his posts below  
“There are only Four Artistes in Nigeria that have been Nominated for a Grammy”- Seun Kuti
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“There are only Four Artistes in Nigeria that have been Nominated for a Grammy”- Seun Kuti

Veteran afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti has said that only four Nigerians have ever been nominated for the Grammy Awards. In a live IG session with his followers, Seun who is the son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti, dismissed Nigerian artists who claim they have been nominated for the award by way of featuring in a song with an international artiste. According to him, the four Nigerian artists with Grammy nominations are Burna Boy, his brother Femi Kuti, King Sunny Ade and himself. ''There are only four artists in Nigeria that have ever been nominated for Grammys. I'm one of them. They are only four!  Forget all these people you're attaching on featuring. When you're featured, you're not nominated. It's not your song. Only four artists! My brother, me, Burna, Sunny Ade.. Finish! No ...
Waje Snubs Stingy Women, Pledges Loyalty To ‘Cheerful Givers Association’
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Waje Snubs Stingy Women, Pledges Loyalty To ‘Cheerful Givers Association’

Singer Waje has pledged her loyalty to the Cheerful Givers Association of Nigeria. The 40-year-old shared a picture of her Identification (ID) card on Instagram on Thursday. She was appointed as the minister of budget and national planning of the association. “With tears in my eyes and with gratitude. With my full chest of pride I pledge my loyalty to this office that I have been given. “I was fine with my matron role but someone found me worthy and sent this,” she wrote. The Cheerful Givers Association of Nigeria came to be after the ‘Stingy Men Association’ trended on Monday. Musician Seun Kuti who founded the association said, “What is this STINGY MEN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (SMAN) Trying to give us a bad name. We Nigerian men that understand the art of taking care of our...
Seun Kuti To Register ‘Movement Of The People’ As Political Party
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Seun Kuti To Register ‘Movement Of The People’ As Political Party

Musician Seun Kuti has revealed he will be registering the Movement of The People (MOP) as a political party. The 38-year-old shared a picture of an official letter written to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to demand the requirements for registration in an Instagram post on Thursday. The letter signed by Seun says, “We are promoters of the Political Association, known and described as MOVEMENT OF THE PEOPLE. “We write to request from your esteemed Commission the list of requirements to be met to register our Political Association as a Political Party. Thank you.” Movement of The People was his father Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s political party. Seun revived the party in November 2020. “The idea is that we liberate the Nigerian people, they mig...
Seun Kuti Appoints D’Banj As President Of ‘Cheerful Givers Association
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Seun Kuti Appoints D’Banj As President Of ‘Cheerful Givers Association

Singer Oladapo Oyebanjo known as D’banj has been appointed as the president of Cheerful Givers Association of Nigeria. The association was set up by music Seun Kuti to counter the Stingy Men Association of Nigeria. The 38-year-old had revealed in an Instagram post on Tuesday that their motto is ‘because African Women Are Worth It’. Sharing a photo of his ID on Instagram Tuesday, D'Banj who was appointed as the president of the association by Seun Kuti wrote; “I’m Honored to be the president And National Facilitator of The CGAN Just because Givers Never Lack!!!!.” The Stingy Men Association trended on Monday after Mavin Records boss Don Jazzy shared his ID card of social media. Several other men on Twitter have followed suit in acquiring their ID cards.
Seun Kuti Counters ‘Stingy Men’ With ‘Cheerful Givers Association”
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Seun Kuti Counters ‘Stingy Men’ With ‘Cheerful Givers Association”

Musician Seun Kuti has set up the Cheerful Givers Association of Nigeria to counter the Stingy Men Association of Nigeria. The 38-year-old revealed this in an Instagram post on Tuesday. He said their motto is ‘because African Women Are Worth It’. “What is this STINGY MEN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (SMAN) Trying to give us a bad name. We Nigerian men that understand the art of taking care of our women. “If we don’t do it who will? Abeg join the winning team because AFRICAN WOMEN ARE WORTH IT,” he wrote. In another post he shared a picture of his identification (ID) card. “Join the winning team!! CGAN for all the men Wey the SEE GAN! Soup Wey sweet na better money kill am,” he wrote. The Stingy Men Association trended on Monday after Mavin Records boss Don Jazzy shared his ID card o...
If not that Covid-19 kills the rich too, celebrities won’t bother – Seun Kuti
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If not that Covid-19 kills the rich too, celebrities won’t bother – Seun Kuti

Nigerian afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti has said celebrities are saying Covid-19 is real because unlike hunger, it does not kill only the poor, but the rich too. He made this comment on the reignited awareness about Coronavirus which has gained grounds following the second wave of the disease. Recall that Nigerian comedian, Alibaba and Paul Okoye recently recovered from covid-19 and have taken to social media to warn their followers over the reality of the virus. Kuti who praised “faves” of some Nigerians over their zeal in telling their followers about the virus, wondered why they are not channeling same passion to talk about hunger. He however wondered if these faves are talking about Coronavirus being real just because it can kill them too while hunger kills only the poor man. ...
#EndSARS Protest: This government should not act as if people trust them – Seun Kuti
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#EndSARS Protest: This government should not act as if people trust them – Seun Kuti

Nigerian Singer, Seun Kuti has called on the federal government to grant the request of #EndSARS protesters and not make decisions like they have the trust of the masses.   Seun Kuti made this call while speaking of Channels TV's "Sunday Politics" programme. Commenting on the federal government's claim of meeting all the request of the young protesters and calling for an end to the protest, the singer stated that the government does not fully get what is being demanded and what the protest is about.   He said;   “This government should not act as if people trust them. They should not wear that toga for themselves. That is what I am saying. “People should not sit in their high offices in Abuja. Bring yourself off your high horse. Come and relate with...
#EndSARS protest: “Our demands are took weak”, Seun Kuti expresses his reservations (video)
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#EndSARS protest: “Our demands are took weak”, Seun Kuti expresses his reservations (video)

Seun Kuti, one of the sons of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, expressed his reservations with the end SARS protest.   He stated that the demands made by Nigerian youths in the #5for5 list of demands is "too weak" which is why he's reluctant to get involved in the current protest. "It's like we're fighting for police to live a better life," he said.   He further stated that police are adults and if they are not satisfied with their salary, they can protest or go on strike.   He added: "It is not the duty of Nigerians to fight for police to have better salary. If police don't like their salary and welfare, let them strike and protest."   He also said that an increase in salary is not the solution to police corruption.   "Increasing polic...
Wetin We Need Another Loan For? – Seun Kuti Questions Pres. Buhari
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Wetin We Need Another Loan For? – Seun Kuti Questions Pres. Buhari

Seun Kuti , Afrobeat musician and Son of Legendary Afrobeat singer Fela Kuti, has questioned the government over the numerous loans they ‘ve seeked. He asked that people speak up on the numerous loans being collected by the Buhari administration. He also complained about not seeing what the money are being used for. He wrote: “OGA GENERAL BUHARI WETIN WE NEED ANODA LOAN FOR? MY PEOPLE MKE UNA ALL RAISE UNA VOICE AGAINST ALL DIS LOANS WEY GOVT DEY KWALECT WIT OUR NAME BUT WE D PEOPLE NO DEY SEE D MONEY AND ANY DEVPT DEM USE D MONEY FOR ✊ ?ALUTA”
Black Excellence Is A Futile Effort To Combat Victimhood: Seun Kuti
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Black Excellence Is A Futile Effort To Combat Victimhood: Seun Kuti

Popular Afrobeat singer, cum activist, Seun Kuti has said that as much as black excellence is vibrant and beautiful, it is irresponsible. In an Instagram post, the son of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti stated that black excellence has made many blacks think they have to strive for excellence. The activist described black excellence as a noble but a futile effort to combat victimhood. According to Seun Kuti, must all Africans “strive for perfection and excellence before we are respected as humans?’. See his post below:
How Can We Allow These Thieves And Incompetent Rulers To Rule Again In 2023 – Seun Kuti
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How Can We Allow These Thieves And Incompetent Rulers To Rule Again In 2023 – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti has warned Nigerian youths against voting for the same leaders that have continue to plunge the nation into serious socioeconomic problems. He said, any youths found voting for these leaders after collecting money from them, should be tagged as a betrayer. He said we should not allow this same set of thieves and incompetent rulers to come back and rule us again in 2023. In his words: “WIT ALL WE DEY GO TRU NOW, IF ANY NAIJA YOUTH VOTE 4 DIS POLITRICIANS AGAIN BECAUSE HE/SHE KWALECT MONEY FROM DEM, DAT YOUTH NA BETRAYAL TO OTHER YOUTHs AND D POOR PEOPLE, HOW CAN WE ALLOW DIS SAME SET OF TIFS AND INCOMPETENT RULERS TO COME RULE Us AGAIN IN 2023 WEN WE NO B MUMU”
Nigerian System Turned Virologists, Microbiologists And Doctors Into Tailors, Bakers And Chefs – Seun Kuti
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Nigerian System Turned Virologists, Microbiologists And Doctors Into Tailors, Bakers And Chefs – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti has shared his thoughts about the Nigerian system, which he said has pushed many graduates into taking up a career they never studied in the university. The singer stated that Coronavirus is a wakeup call, as Nigerians really need to start reassessing what value is in the world today. Seun Kuti wrote; When you are proud to allow ur lawyers make ur shoes. Doctors sewing cloths scientist planning events and you tell everyone how you are ‘leading a nation’. Shame shame shame.
Coronavirus Showed me Developed Countries Invested more in Destruction of the Planet than Protecting Humanity – Seun Kuti
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Coronavirus Showed me Developed Countries Invested more in Destruction of the Planet than Protecting Humanity – Seun Kuti

Nigerian music star, Seun Kuti has disclosed that the coronavirus pandemic has shown him that developed countries invested more in destruction of the planet than protecting humanity. According to Seun, it is now obvious that the world is unprepared to defend itself from a real enemy. He also wondered why there is no outrage on hunger which is killing thousands of people everyday. He wrote; All the hundreds of billions of dollars spent on DEFENCE, has actually been spent on destroying the other, not protecting humanity or the planet. It is obvious that the world is unprepared to defend itself from a real enemy!! It is clear that all you can do as DEFENCE is to blow up black and brown people and destroy the environment. #getthesax. By the way hunger is killing thousands every...
Chimamanda Adichie Hosts Lupita Nyong’o in Lagos
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Chimamanda Adichie Hosts Lupita Nyong’o in Lagos

Ace Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie hosted Kenyan-born Hollywood actress, Lupita Nyong'o in Lagos yesterday February 22. The private reception hosted in honour of Lupita Nyong'o, was attended by some Nigerian celebrities which include D'banj, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Omawumi, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Toolz, Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Ebuka, Flavour, Bovi and many others. This is coming ahead of the screening of Americanah, an upcoming drama miniseries by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Lupita Nyong’o featured in the ten-episode HBO series directed by Danai Gurira. Americanah is a novel by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, for which Adichie won the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Fiction award. It has been a passion project for Nyong’o, the Kenyan-born Oscar winner who optione...
FG Still Owes My Family Compensation, Apology – Seun Kuti
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FG Still Owes My Family Compensation, Apology – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti, son of late Afrobeat singer, Fela Kuti says the federal government still owes his family an apology and compensation. Seun, also a musician, made this known while speaking in a recent interview. He spoke on a couple of things including Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara reporters and human right activist. “It’s a shame that we’re still ruled by the same people my father was talking about 35 years ago or something, that’s poor. We need to do better,” he said. “My father said everything he had to about Buhari. He’s a kind person that you don’t need to go far to find out what my father thought about him. “Buhari is one person, you know but I feel the federal government still owes the Kuti Family an apology, not just my dad, and compensation. “Sowore’s cause...
Seun Kuti was the only Nigerian Artiste on the Coachella 2020 lineup list
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Seun Kuti was the only Nigerian Artiste on the Coachella 2020 lineup list

A full list of artistes scheduled to perform at the 2020 edition of the Coachella Valley Music has been announced, and Seun Kuti is the only Nigerian on the list. Seun Kuti will be performing alongside members of Egypt ’80, his late father’s band at the two weekends event which will hold in April. This is coming a year after two Nigerian superstar artistes, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi took the center stage at the 2019 edition of the music festival. Seun Kuti who shared a photo of Coachella 2020 lineup on Instagram wrote; Cachella 2020 announced and We are going going back back to Cali Cali!! Swipe left for the atmosphere the last time we were there 8 years ago! @chefyeide in the background helping her partner build his dreams, be like her Coachella 2020 will take place on the ...
#sexforgrades: Seun Kuti calls out ASUU, Minister of Education for their silence
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#sexforgrades: Seun Kuti calls out ASUU, Minister of Education for their silence

Seun Kuti has called out the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over their continuous silence since the release of BBC’s sexforgrades documentary. Seun the son of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti who has since stepped into the shoes of his father made the call out on twitter saying, if it were to be money issues, ASUU would have staged a protest. He says now, the students need ASUU more than ever and they must rise to their call. He also called out the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu saying Nigerians are waiting to hear from him. His tweets all after the cut...
Next time Nigerians want to disgrace a Nigerian politician outside the country, they should please invite me- Seun Kuti (video)
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Next time Nigerians want to disgrace a Nigerian politician outside the country, they should please invite me- Seun Kuti (video)

Seun Kuti has asked members of the proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra IPOB and other civil groups to notify him anytime they want to disgrace any Nigerian politician outside the country. According to him, he was in Europe when Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, was attacked at the New Yam Festival on August 17th. Seun like his father, Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, is very critical of the Nigerian government. Speaking in a recent interview with Objectvmedia, Seun said ''What I would say is that next time any group of Nigerians are planning to beat up any Nigerian politician, and they don't let me know about it, I will be very offended. That is the only thing I have to say about that because I was in Europe. The more hands, the merrier'' Watch a video of him speakin...
“Political Ambition Loading” – Seun Kuti Reacts To Otedola Philanthropic Gestures
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“Political Ambition Loading” – Seun Kuti Reacts To Otedola Philanthropic Gestures

Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, has said that the recent philanthropic gestures by billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, are motivated by an impending political ambition. The 36-year-old singer said this in response to a Facebook post by journalist, Olumide Iyanda, on Monday. Mr Iyanda had opined that Otedola was fast becoming Nigeria’s “Philanthropist-in-chief.” Responding, Seun Kuti had said: “Political ambition loading!!” In a statement on Sunday, Femi Otedola had pledged to take care of the medical bills of veteran actor, Sadiq Daba. Daba travelled to the United Kingdom in 2017 for the treatment of leukaemia and prostate cancer. He returned to Nigeria a few weeks after with reports that his situation was not as bad as feared. Two years after, the October 1 star ...
RUGA Settlements: Nigeria Is Already ‘Islamized And Christianized’ – Seun Kuti
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RUGA Settlements: Nigeria Is Already ‘Islamized And Christianized’ – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti, son of late Fela Kuti has weighed in on controversial RUGA settlement proposed by the federal government to deal with the incessant farmers/herdsmen clashes across the country. According to Seun, ‘Nigeria is already ‘Islamized and Christianized’. He explained further saying, ‘ranches don’t Islamize, Mosques do!! You don’t want ranch but you want abattoir? You hate Islam because you prefer Christianity but you aren’t Pan African? You basically prefer western imperialism to Arabic imperialism but imperialism is ok? As long as u are open to imperialism, you can’t stop imperialism’.
‘Wole Soyinka never ‘respected elders’ in his own days’ – Seun Kuti reacts to the viral ‘plane seat’ conversation
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‘Wole Soyinka never ‘respected elders’ in his own days’ – Seun Kuti reacts to the viral ‘plane seat’ conversation

Seun Kuti, son of late Afrobeats founder, Fela Kuti has reacted to the viral 'plane seat' conversation after a Nigerian man ordered Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka out of his seat on board a flight over the weekend. Taking to his Instagram to react, the singer wrote: 'That being said, the Nigerian professional class is callous and exemplified by this whole WS issue. The only culture they know is Agbada and how to respect elders. Just aesthetics nothing concrete. This ‘respecting elders’ is just an excuse not to stand up to elders!! To go around sucking up and kisses donkeys!( u know the right word). Ask them other than their agbada and ‘respecting elders’ what other african culture do they practice or hold higher than European and Arabic ideals. Ask them, the answer is Zero, Zilch, Nada....
Seun Kuti Hails Governor Akeredolu For Considering Growing Marijuana
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Seun Kuti Hails Governor Akeredolu For Considering Growing Marijuana

Afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti, has reacted to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu's move as he considers growing Marijuana for commercial purpose in the state. The state governor who is currently in Thailand to understudy the process, got alot of Nigerians excited when he announed his plans on social media yesterday. Seun Kuti in his reaction said, 'ehn Mr excellency sir, if u want me to move to your state, just say so. This beating about the bush is unnecessary. Afrobeat is about to switch home base y’all. Just imagine one good joint for my back ache then better Ondo pounded yam to heal my stomach pain'.
SARS Brutality Is Manifestation Of Our Acceptance Of Dehumanization – Seun Kuti
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SARS Brutality Is Manifestation Of Our Acceptance Of Dehumanization – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti in a new in a new interview with Sahara Reporters, disclosed that SARS brutality will continue because Nigerians believe it is a norm. According to celebrated singer, the SARS officers are only doing what they have ordered to do and a manifestation of our own acceptance of our dehumanization. Seun Kuti who stated that SARS brutality will continue because Nigerians believe it is a norm, added that black people should know that we are entitled to be everything that humanity is. "If you think there is a problem with SARS then there is a problem with you. SARS is doing what they are paid to do, they are doing exactly what they are ordered to do. You don't understand the attitude and psychology behind our behaviour but we all want to cry, the victim. SARS is the manifestation o...
Nigeria Cant Be Fix By Anybody – Seun Kuti
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Nigeria Cant Be Fix By Anybody – Seun Kuti

Nigerian Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti believes that no one can fix this country. The Grammy Awards nominee made this known today as Nigerians all over the country decide their leader for the next four years. According to him, the President of the nation cannot fix the country, neither can a governor in a state and that it will take the collective efforts of Nigerians to get that done His tweet read; No one person can fix this country. The president of Nigeria cannot fix Nigeria. No governor can fix the state. The people of Nigeria, are the only people that can fix Nigeria, you understand… Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti.. — Seun Anikulapo Kuti (@RealSeunKuti) February 23, 2019
Seun Kuti Reveals Why He Didn’t Perform At Grammy Award 2019
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Seun Kuti Reveals Why He Didn’t Perform At Grammy Award 2019

Nigerian Afrobeat musician and son of late music legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Seun Kuti, has revealed why he didn’t perform at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards event. Kuti was billed to perform st the ceremony but said he couldn’t due to a flight tickets mixup Seun Kuti also lost out in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category but lost to South Africa’s ‘Soweto Gospel Choir’. On his Instagram page, Kuti wrote: “First and foremost I have to say I am sorry to all the fans that tuned in to see us perform yesterday but didn’t. “I had the weirdest ticket mix up in history meaning I missed my flight and the rehearsals and we couldn’t go on. “Big up to Soweto Gospel choir a group that has als...
Seun Kuti To Perform at 61st Grammy Awards
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Seun Kuti To Perform at 61st Grammy Awards

Nigerian musician, Seun Kuti is set to perform at 61st Grammy Awards scheduled to hold in few day time, the singer also got a nomination at the awards. Seun Kuti will be performing alongside Malian singer/songwriter, Fatoumata Diawara, at the award’s Premiere Ceremony on February 10. The statement which conveyed the announcement reads; The 61st Grammy Awards will start off with sizzle as the lineup for the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony has been revealed, led by Mr. Boombastic himself, Grammy winner and current nominee, Shaggy as host. “The prelude to music’s biggest night will also feature performances by current nominated singer/songwriter Snatam Kaur, trumpeter Craig Morris and dance duo Sofi Tukker. “Nigerian Afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti and Malian singer/songwriter Fat...
ASUU Strike: Seun Kuti Slams Parents Attending Political Rallies
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ASUU Strike: Seun Kuti Slams Parents Attending Political Rallies

Seun Kuti in a new Instagram post, slammed parents attending political rallies while their kids are at home due to ASUU Strike. Seun Kuti who stated that a hijab crisis in a secular school can create more outrage than the closure of our university, wondered if parents attending political rallies while their kids are at home due to ASUU strike are mad. He wrote; “Your children aren’t attending school but u are attending political rally. Are you maaaad? Until we are ready to serve our children and not just raise them, we shall never understand national development. How hijab crisis in a secular school can create more outrage than the closure of our university for months is the proof we need to know that we are willing to serve everything else but our children. Learn to serve your c...
Seun Kuti reacts to Claims of Burna Boy being first Nigerian Artist to Perform at Coachella
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Seun Kuti reacts to Claims of Burna Boy being first Nigerian Artist to Perform at Coachella

Seun Kuti in a ‘soft jab’ post on Facebook, reacted to claims of Burna Boy being the first Nigerian artist to perform at Coachella. Seun Kuti who shared a photo of his performance at Coachella in 2012, wondered if those behind the claim think he is Togo or Ghana. He wrote on Facebook; First Nigerian artiste to perform in Coachella? I must be from Ghana then or maybe Togo!! This is coming after we reported that Daminu Ogulu, popularly called Burna Boy, and Tosin Ajibade, popularly called Mr Eazi, are shortlisted to perform live alongside other top international stars at the music festival. The announcement was contained in a press release on the official website of Coachella. This is the first time the Nigerian duo will be performing live at the music festiva...
Seun Kuti Reacts To Bishop Oyedepo’s “Dangerously Wealthy” Statement
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Seun Kuti Reacts To Bishop Oyedepo’s “Dangerously Wealthy” Statement

Seun Anikulapo Kuti has criticized Bishop David Oyedepo following his statement that he is "dangerously wealthy". Seun Kuti said Bishop Oyedepo doesn't understand satire and added, "You can be 'dangerously rich' doesn't mean you can buy enough knowledge to understand satire." He went on to point out that Oyedepo is dangerously rich because he doesn't pay tax, yet the government is busy going after hardworking citizens for tax. Seun Kuti, Reacts, Bishop David Oyedepo, Dangerously Wealthy, Statement, Criticized, Satire
‘It is disrespectful for anyone to call himself the ‘New Fela’ – Seun Kuti
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‘It is disrespectful for anyone to call himself the ‘New Fela’ – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti has come for his father’s wannabes as he sees the move as disrespectful. Seun Kuti is calling out people who have coined for themselves a new movement, ‘New Fela’, saying it is disrespectful to the legacy of the music icon. The music star was a guest at Cool FM where he got to speak about his career and the legacy of his late father. In a post shared by the Instagram page of the radio station, Seun Kuti slammed individuals especially singers who call themselves the new Fela. “Fela’s legacy belongs to his family. It is disrespectful to call yourself the ‘New Fela.’ We the kids are told that we can’t be our father and outsiders are trying to take that. No! You can’t go to Jamaica and hear people calling themselves the next Bob Marley. They wouldn’t disrespect him like that...
Grammy Awards Considering Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Seun Kuti, Adekunle Gold
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Grammy Awards Considering Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Seun Kuti, Adekunle Gold

Grammy Awards set to consider Nigerian artistes, Adekunle Gold, Yemi Alade & Burna Boy for nominations Some top Nigerian artistes, such Adekunle Gold, Yemi Alade & Burna Boy are set to be considered for a Grammy Award come 2019. It’s more recognition for Nigerian artistes, Adekunle Gold, Yemi Alade, Burna Boy as they’re being considered to be nominated for the upcoming 61st Grammy Awards. The above mentioned Nigerian artistes would be nominated in the ‘Best World Music Album’ category. This follows earlier news that Seun Kuti picked up a Grammy nod for his album ‘Black Times’. Top Nigerian entertainment consultant and A&R Bizzle Osikoya let out the news which as also confirmed by MTV Base VJ Ehiz. See tweets below;
Felabration: Seun Kuti Slaps Security Guard At Afrikan Shrine
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Felabration: Seun Kuti Slaps Security Guard At Afrikan Shrine

Shocked that a security guard at the Shrine would treat him like a regular person, Seun angrily slapped and bullied the helpless security guard. Seun Kuti Disaster was quickly averted on Wednesday night, the third day of Felabration 2018, at the VIP/Artiste lounge of the New Afrikan Shrine, when Seun Kuti lost his temper over a staff of the Shrine who disrespected him. Seun who arrived at the Shrine in the company of a few associates was all shades of good mood but lost his cool when a security guard who later told Showtime that he didn’t recognize Seun, attempted to walk him out because the lounge was strictly for VIPs and artistes. Obviously shocked that a security guard at the Shrine would treat him like a regular person, Seun angrily slapped and bullied the he...
“The Spirit Of My Father Isn’t Anywhere Near Kanye” Seun Kuti Tells Kanye West After He Said Fela’s Spirit Flows Through Him (Video)
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“The Spirit Of My Father Isn’t Anywhere Near Kanye” Seun Kuti Tells Kanye West After He Said Fela’s Spirit Flows Through Him (Video)

Seun Kuti, the son of late afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, replied Kanye West after the rapper claimed that the spirit of Fela lives in him. Seun was reacting to a video shared online where Kanye West said he is the best artist on the planet because he carries in him the spirit of Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, and Tupac. Kanye said in the video: My music is the best on the planet. I am the best living recording artist. We, rather, because the spirits flow through me. The spirit of Fela, the spirit of Marley, the spirit of Pac flows through me. We know who the best. In reply, Seun Kuti shared Kanye's video and wrote on Instagram: Erm erm on behalf of the Kuti family , I want to state that the spirit of Olufela Anikulapo Kuti isn’t anywhere near Kanye West. @ziggymarley over to...
Seun Kuti Has Recreated His Own ‘Spiderman’ Trend
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Seun Kuti Has Recreated His Own ‘Spiderman’ Trend

Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti has gotten the laughs in many following the release of his ‘Spiderman’ pictures. The singer has joined the Spiderman trend online following the recent incident that happened in France which saw a young man scale balconies to get to a child who was hanging from one of them. He captioned the photos; ‘let me be the first Naija guy to use the new French citizenship application form’
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How Youths Boo Mike Ozekhome At Gani Fawehinmi Lecture

There was drama at the 14th Annual Chief Gani Fawenhimi Lecture in Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday as some youths booed Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who was one of the discussants. The youths blocked the path of Ozekhome, who arrived the venue of the lecture at the Airport Hotel, Ikeja at about 1.10pm, insisting that the SAN would not be allowed into the lecture hall. Ozekhome’s arrival was greeted by youths who were calling the SAN unprintable names and abusing him for allegedly defending suspected looters in the law courts. The youths also disrupted the lecture which was already underway. Much earlier in his welcome address and while acknowledging the members of the high table at the event, the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, which was the organiser of the lecture, Mr. Adesina O...
Photos: Wizkid Changes The Life Of A Cripple Guy At Felaberation Gives Him Money And Then Takes Him Home To Give Him Something Special
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Photos: Wizkid Changes The Life Of A Cripple Guy At Felaberation Gives Him Money And Then Takes Him Home To Give Him Something Special

Wizkid has severally stated that his musical inspiration comes from baba 70 as he his called by nigerian fans. Fela Anikulapo Kuti has greatly influenced wizkid’s sound and wizkid paid his respect to him again at felaberation 2017 which held last night. But the highlight of the event was when star boy wizkid brought out a cripple guy on stage during his perfomance then sprayed him money, after that wizkid instructed the dj to cut the music and he then announced that the Cripple guy has hit his luck tonight that infact he should dash the crowd all t.he money he just gave to him because he is taking him home with him tonight as he has something special to give to him.

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