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Fela Kuti’s Son Brings Father’s Afrobeat Legacy to Helsinki Hudson

Seun Kuti (photo Johann Sauty)

  (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Seun Kuti, son of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, whose name was nearly synonymous with “Afrobeat,” will carry on his father’s legacy, combining swirling African rhythms and gritty textures with horn-laced funk in songs laced with social and political messages performed by his 15-piece band, Egypt 80, the combo formerly fronted…