Seun Kuti’s new album features Lenny Kravitz as producer

Afrobeat musician and son of legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Seun, is set to release a new album with Lenny Kravitz as executive producer.

Fresh off an electrifying performance at the 2024 UEFA Champions League final, Lenny Kravitz will lend his talent and unique musical vision to the body of work scheduled for release on October 4, 2024 through Record Kicks, and distributed by Secretly Distribution.

Joining the powerhouse collaboration is producer and engineer, Sodi Marciszewer known for his work with Fela. Marciszewer’s deep understanding of Afrobeat’s intricate rhythms and textures will add a layer of authenticity and continuity to the project, ensuring it resonates with longtime fans and new listeners alike.

Seun Kuti has been a dynamic force on the Afrobeat scene, continuing his father’s legacy while forging his path. The new album promises to be a milestone in the genre, blending traditional Afrobeat rhythms with fresh, innovative elements.

Fans can get a sneak peek into the making of the album on Seun Kuti’s YouTube channel, which features behind-the-scene footage of Seun, Lenny Kravitz and Sodi Marciszewer at the renowned Question de Son studio in Paris.

Seun Kuti has released several albums including the Grammy-nominated Black Times. Beyond this, he is a dedicated pan-African activist involved in numerous campaigns such as #EndSARS movement against police brutality in Nigeria.

By reviving Movement of the People (MOP), his father’s political party, Seun continues to champion social justice and political activism. The new album is set to be another significant contribution to his illustrious career and the Afrobeat genre.

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