Grammy-nominated afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti has spoken up for the first time since his release from police detention.
The singer, who was detained at the State Criminal, Investigations and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba, Lagos on the orders of a Yaba Chief Magistrate Court for assaulting a police officer, was granted bail on Tuesday.
Taking to his Instastory shortly after his release, Kuti thanked all those who stood by him during his ordeal.
He wrote, “I want to say a profound thanks to everyone who showed me all this love. All my friends that showed up! Thanks most especially to my beautiful wife @chefyeidekuti.
In other news – This is Why I’m the King of Afrobeats – Davido
Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has said he deserves his recent recognition by Forbes as “King of Afrobeats” because it has always been his dream to see the genre become mainstream in the Western world.
He stated this in a recent interview with Billboard News. Learn more