Video: Seun Kuti 'The Good Leaf' Live in NOLA

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 recently brought their tantalizing show to New Orleans' Jazz Fest 2012. Live audio/video blog Funk It captured the calmest part of the 2-hour set that they best describe as the "eye of the storm in the middle of... a political diatribe bookended by bombastic intensity on both ends." Watch Seun and crew performing "The Good Leaf" — recently remixed by Spoek Mathambo — above.

(H/T FunkIt)


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