Veteran Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti has been nominated for the 61st edition of Grammy Awards 2019. The son of Afrobeat originator Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti disclosed the good news on his Instagram page on Saturday.
The fourth studio album of Seun Kuti, Black Times, was nominated in the Best World Music category at the 61st edition of Grammy Awards ceremony which will take place in February 2019. Seun Kuti’s older brother, Femi Kuti has been nominated several times for Grammy Awards.
The album, Black Times is an album that uses music to highlight the problems of African leadership and other socio-political issues. Black Times features other music giants like Carlos Santana who lends his voice to some of the issues affecting the black community.
The album since its release on March 2, 2018, has received positive reviews globally hence little wonder why it is being considered for a Grammy.
Congratulations to Seun Kuti, according to Olamide, “Make Grammy come chill for shrine”