Afrobeat icon, Seun Kuti, has been exceedingly extolled while being signed by Knitting Factory Management
Extolling him, the manager of KFM, Aaron Johnson, said Seun Kuti is a replica of his father (Fela Anikulapo) known for daringly spoking true to power with his genre.
“Seun Kuti, like his father Fela, is more than just a musician or composer. He is an artist who speaks truth to power and won’t compromise his values or beliefs.” He added that, “being a part of Seun’s team is an honuor and I’m excited for all the projects he has in the works, from albums with Egypt 80 to collaborations with other artists, Seun has a lot to show the world.”
In his words, KFE’s CEO, Morgan Margolis said, the Kuti family are part of Knitting Factory’s DNA; they are synonymous with our brand. We’re looking forward to expanding opportunities for Seun Kuti wherever we can find them, which we expect, will be everywhere.”
Seun Kuti is a Nigerian musician, singer and the youngest son of famous afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti. He currently leads his father’s former band Egypt 80.