Win Tickets to See Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Live in NYC

Following in the footsteps of his father, Seun Kuti is set to perform on the very same stage of Fela's last U.S.A. performance.

Seun Kuti, the youngest son of the legendary Fela, is coming back to New York City.

Following in the footsteps of his father, Seun is set to perform on the very same stage of Fela's last U.S.A. performance! SOB's has been a home for the Kuti family for over three decades and on December 17, the legacy continues.

Don't miss out on an incredible show. Tickets available for purchase here.

For the latest from Seun, revisit his thoughts on Black Lives Matter, in which he stated that “Black America has a right to protect itself militarily, financially & politically,” and check out his latest music video for "Gimme My Vote Back" underneath.

RSVP here to win tickets to see Seun Kuti at SOB's

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