Seun Kuti Gets NewTattoo in Respect of his Father

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti also known as Seun Kuti was born on the 11th day of January 1983. He is a Nigerian musician and the youngest son of legendary afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti.

Seun, who lead his father’s former band Egypt 80 gets a tattoo to immortalize his late father. The tattoo, which reads “Fela Lives”splayed across his back. Seun and his brother Femi are the two successful musical offspring of the late Nigerian afrobeat innovator Fela Kuti.


Seun has a younger sister who used to sing in his band. At the age of nine, Seun expressed the wish to sing to his father. A short while later Seun started acting as a sort of mascot and would sing a few songs backed by Egypt 80 before his father took to the stage.

Since then, Seun has followed the political and social ethos of his father. Evidently, the bond between Seun Kuti and his father will forever continue burning.

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