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Stream Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's 'A Long Way To The Beginning'

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's third studio album, 'A Long Way To The Beginning' is now available for advance streaming on NPR's First Listen


Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 come through with an advance stream of their highly anticipated album A Long Way To The Beginning. Co-produced with Robert Glasper, Kuti's third studio album is now streaming on NPR First Listen ahead of its official May 27th release on Knitting Factory Records. The album, which features guest appearances from M-1 of Dead Prez, Nneka, and Blitz the Ambassador, opens with the incendiary lead single "IMF" and sustains its fiery rhythm throughout all seven tracks. Kuti & Egypt 80 will tour North America this summer in support of the new release, starting on June 10th  at New York's Highline Ballroom and ending July 26th at the Calgary Folk Music Festival in Albera, Canada. Check out the tracklist for A Long Way To The Beginning  and watch the video for "IMF" below.

>>>STREAM A LONG WAY TO THE BEGINNING  [VIA NPR]

'A Long Way To The Beginning' Tracklist

01. IMF ft. M-1

02. African Airways

03. Higher Consciousness

04. Ohun Aiye

05. Kalakuta Boy

06. African Smoke ft. Blitz the Ambassador

07. Black Woman ft. Nneka

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Tour Dates

6/10 - Highline Ballroom - New York, NY

6/11 - Howard Theatre - Washington DC

6/13 - Bonnaroo Festival - Manchester, TN

6/14 - Pisgah - Black Mountain, NC

6/17 - World Beat Center - San Diego, CA

6/19 - SF Jazz Center - San Francisco, CA

6/20 - Sierra Nevada World Fest - Boonville, CA

6/21 - Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA

6/22 - Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles, CA

7/11 - Festival d'ete International De Quebec - Quebec City, QC

7/12 - Phoenix - Toronto, ON

7/13 - Concert of Colors - Detroit, MI

7/14 - Concord - Chicago, IL

7/15 - Englert - Iowa City, IA

7/16 - Cedar Cultural Center - Minneapolis, MN

7/20 - Vancouver Folk Music Festival - Vancouver, BC

7/21 - Neumos - Seattle, WA

7/22 - Star Theatre - Portland, OR

7/23 - Knitting Factory - Boise, ID

7/24 - Top Hat - Missoula, MT

7/25-26 - Calgary Folk Music Festival - Calgary, AB

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