Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, films video for his song “Black Woman” with cast of Afro-Brazilian women in Rio and Porto Alegre


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At the end of the song, Seun cites names of women who influenced him as an artist and activist, such as Olufunmilayo Anikulapo (his grandmother), Maya Angelou (American poet, writer and activist), Angela Davis (American philosopher and militant of the Black Panthers), Zeina Badawi (Sudanese journalist and activist), Rainha (Queen) Amina (notable Nigerian queen of the XV century) and Nina Simone (American musician and activist). Most of them were represented in graffiti homages in the background of the locations.

Source: Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, films video for his song “Black Woman” with cast of Afro-Brazilian women in Rio and Porto Alegre