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Stream Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's New EP 'Struggle Sounds'

Seun Kuti is back with a new 3-song EP, 'Struggle Sounds,' co-produced by Robert Glasper.

Seun Kuti is back.


The afrobeat torchbearer is sharing a new 3-song EP, Struggle Sounds, alongside Egypt 80, the band he took over from his father, Fela, and has been playing with for years.

The new EP was co-produced by Robert Glasper, who also did production work for Seun's last album A Long Way To The Beginning.

“More than ever we are convinced of our mission and the purpose of our music,” mentions Seun. “The Struggle Sounds EP is a true reflection of my social and political beliefs. I give honor to my parents and every revolutionary who made this possible even before I was born.”

The new release features the political-charged lead single “Gimme My Vote Back (C.P.C.D.)”—C.P.C.D. stands for Corporate Public Control Department.

Stream the full EP below and purchase it here. Catch Seun Kuti on tour with Lauryn Hill, full tour dates are listed here.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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