Seun Kuti Talks About Winning Grammy With ‘Black Times’ Album
Popular Nigerian Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, has stated his desire to not only secure a Grammy Award nomination for his ‘Black Times’ album but to win the prestigious award.
Seun, who is the son of Afrobeat originator, Fela Kuti, said this during an interview with Soundcity.
The singer, whose album is among those in consideration for the best world album category of the prestigious music award, expressed his desire to get nominated and win the category.
He said: “I really hope to get nominated and I hope we will also win. This album is my best work. Just like my shows, I make sure that my last album has to be my best album.”
The 2019 Grammy nomination announcement will take place on December 7, while the Award ceremony is scheduled to hold in February next year.
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— Seun Anikulapo Kuti (@RealSeunKuti) October 26, 2018
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Meanwhile, the descendant of the Kuti music dynasty is expected to take the stage during the upcoming Afrobeat Festival alongside his Egypt 80 band.
“Everyone that comes out on that day will see a great performance, not just from me, I think from everybody,” he said while speaking on the festival.
“That day, we are going to play the best show we have ever played in our lives.”