Seun Kuti, the youngest son of the legendary Afrobeat music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, is celebrating the addition of one other 12 months.
The 1980s bandleader from Egypt who is worked up as he clocks 39 as we speak, January 11, 2022, wrote on his Instagram web page; “Thanks for all of the love and it is not even 7 o’clock right here.
“To the final 12 months for 40! #getthesax #39yearsroundthesun”
Seun Kuti’s spouse Yeide additionally celebrated him in a singular model.
The mum of 1 took to her Instagram web page the place she wrote an cute submit celebrating the birthday.
“Comfortable Birthday my expensive husband. This 12 months eh! I am wanting phrases since you killed me with a lot love that I can not start to jot down the way you make me really feel,” she wrote.
‘I will simply snicker with all of the great recollections. I like you now and ceaselessly my king..thanks for being an exquisite every part and at all times turning my world the other way up.’
Legendary Nigerian dancer and first youngster of the late Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Yeni, wrote: “Congratulations brother. @bigbirdkuti. I want you all the perfect as we speak and at all times. Good day! Our Creator’s blessings upon you!”
The eldest son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and Nigerian musician, Femi Anikulapo Kuti and his son Made Kuti additionally celebrated Seun on his massive day.
“HBD LLNP @bigbirdkuti Seun, I ship you a lot of love ❤️ and finest needs🤗🎷, Femi wrote.
“Congratulations Uncle Seun [email protected] 🎉❤️✊🏿 Huge love from myself and The Motion. You are a 12 months away from 40🤭👏🏿,’ mentioned Made.
Born on January 11, 1983, Seun is a Nigerian musician, singer and at the moment leads his father’s former band, Egypt 80. He turned fascinated with music when he was 5 and by the point he turned 9, he began taking part in along with his father’s band , Egypt 80.
Fela Kuti died in 1997 and Seun Kuti took on the position of chief of Egypt 80. In 2008, the band launched an album referred to as Many Issues. This was the primary album to be launched below the identify Sean Kuti & Egypt 80.
Seun was featured in Calle 13’s track “Todo se mueve” (All the things Strikes), on their 2010 album Entren los que quieran.
In 2014, Seun Kuti obtained an honorary invitation to carry out stay on the Trade Nite for the primary time. In 2019 Kuti was a visitor at 85 to Africa; the second album by American rapper Jidenna. In June Kuti was featured within the Visible Collaborative digital catalog, below the Polaris sequence, he was interviewed about Pan-African consciousness, his nation and music.
Seun Kuti took an lively half within the Occupy Nigeria protests towards President Goodluck Jonathan’s gasoline subsidy abolition coverage in Nigeria in January 2012. In November 2020, he led the revival of his father’s defunct political occasion – Motion of the Individuals – with the intention of registering it with the electoral physique of Nigeria, INEC.
Seun and good friend Yetunde George Ademiluyi welcomed a daughter on December 16, 2013, and named her Ifafunmike Adara Anikulapo-Kuti.
In 2018, Seun Kuti’s Black Instances was nominated for the Grammys, within the World Music class. This makes him the second youngster of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti to be thought-about for this award as his older brother Femi Kuti has beforehand been nominated in the identical class with no win.