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VIDEO: Seun Kuti Rips Hip-Hop A New One

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Seun rips today's commercial hip-hop artists a new one, talks about polygamy and monogamy ("one wife too many"), his dream collabo, and how he'll keep the afrobeat flame alive forever. (As Seun and Fela's  fans like to quote, the elder Kuti's name  is an acronym for "For Ever Lives Afrobeat" - or "Africa" - you choose.)

According to Rolling Stone, Seun's sophomore album, From Africa With Fury: Rise, co-produced with Brian Eno, simply "burns." Backed by his father's band Egypt 80, he'll def be burning it up at the Propsect Park Bandshell tomorrow night (FREE!) and follows up with an  intimate set at S.O.B's next Wednesday.

More tour dates after the jump.

July 22, Celebrate Brooklyn, Brooklyn NY

July 23, Grassroots Festival, Trumansburg NY

July 24, Hillside Festival, Guelph, Ontario

July 27, SOB's, NYC

July 29, Manuel Artime Theater, Miami FL

July 30, FloydFest X, Floyd VA

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