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Contemporary off the discharge of Cheat Codes with Hazard Mouse, Black Thought joins Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti on the “Kuku Kee Me (Remix).”
Seun Kuti, grandson of Afrobeat icon Fela Kuti, musician and vocalist, represents “folks energy” on new single “Kuku Kee Me (Remix).” The tune, a remix of Seun’s “Kuku Kee Me” from his 2018 LP Black Instances, is accompanied by an animated video that includes Black Thought, with each artists sharing their distinctive views on the world. Seun and Black Thought first linked on Widespread‘s 2021 tune “When We Transfer,” from his fourteenth studio album A Stunning Revolution Pt. 2.
Following Seun’s Reside at Clout Studios EP that launched in June, “Kuku Kee Me (Remix)” shall be included on the official FIFA 23 soundtrack and his upcoming EP.
“This EP is one thing new. I don’t suppose that one thing like this has been executed earlier than,” Seun stated in a press release. “Many individuals used to remix songs, hip-hop songs, however I feel that this EP is the start of a brand new wave — Afrobeat and hip-hop, a brand new starting of a musical relationship.”
Since first assembly Black Thought in 2019, Seun stated he considers The Roots frontman a “mentor,” a friendship that made the Cheat Codes rapper appropriate for “Kuku Kee Me (Remix).”
“Black Thought delivers a message that connects us to the longer term, understanding that current and understanding that previous,” Seun stated. “Each time he speaks, he exhibits this connection and it means that he’s an important artist, in a position to assist the folks to be on the proper level in historical past.”
Seun’s new EP releases on November 11. Watch the “Kuku Kee Me” (Remix) music video beneath.