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Seun Kuti Live At Philly's Union Transfer w/ Rich Medina

Catch Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 live with Rich Medina at Philadelphia's Union Transfer.


Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 are set to touch down in Philadelphia for a relentless excursion into horns, drums, & call-and-response alongside veteran spinner Rich Medina. The live show, presented by Okayafrica and Little Giant, comes after the release of Seun and Egypt 80's A Long Way To The Beginning, a 7-track album produced by Robert Glasper that aims to reshape Fela’s politically-charged afrobeat for the modern ear. Grab tickets below and see all details for the September 8 show at Philly's Union Transfer in the flyer above. In honor of the show, we're giving out 2 Fela Kuti t-shirts from our store, including the Puff Puff Pass tee (designed by Philly resident artist Thom Lessner) and the Punk Fela tee. Enter the contest below!

>>>Grab Tickets To Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 w/ Rich Medina Live At Union Transfer

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Listen to Saul Williams' New Album 'Encrypted & Vulnerable'

The score for his directorial musical debut, Neptune Frost, which is based on Williams' tale about hackers living in a Burundian village made up of recycled computer parts.

Saul Williams is back with his new album, Encrypted & Vulnerable.

The 13-track album, which is part of his MartyrLoserKing project, is described by Williams as his first "spoken word" album. It was entirely self-produced, mixed by by Gonjasufi and features the likes of Dave Sitek (TV On The Radio), My Brightest Diamond, Christian Scott (Atoms For Peace) and more.

Encrypted & Vulnerable is also the score for Saul Wililams' directorial musical debut, Neptune Frost, which is based on Williams' tale about hackers living in a Burundian village made up of recycled computer parts.

"Encrypted & Vulnerable is simultaneously a personal and intimately optimistic takedown on struggle, defiance, awareness, aloneness, and a takedown of heteronormative capitalistic patriarchal authoritarian politics in topics ranging from love, technology, religion, war, to migration," Williams mentions.

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Simi and Adekunle Gold are the Absolute Cutest In Their New Music Video 'By You'

The couple are giving us all the feels in their latest music video.

Simi and Adekunle Gold continue their streak of duets with their latest "By You," from the former's latest album Omo Charlie Champagne Vol. 1.

On the new track, the couple once again deliver loving lyrics and sweet melodies, sharing an accompanying video highlighting their bond. The video behind with what looks like personal footage from the company, later following them around as they adventure across Los Angeles, playfully driving around and even making a stop at the LA staple, Randy's Donuts.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo's 'Coming To America'-Inspired Nike Sneaker Will Be Dropping Very Soon

The Nigerian-Greek NBA MVP is releasing a limited edition run of his Nike collab, 'Zoom Freak 1.'

Giannis Antetokounmpo is set to release a limited edition run of his sneaker, the "Zoom Freak 1" in collaboration with Nike very soon, Konbini reports.

And to top it all off, it's going to be inspired by the classic late 1980s comedy Coming To America—one of Antetokounmpo's favorite movies—where the designs will be made in collaboration with Paramount Pictures.

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