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Gilles Peterson Word & Music with Seun Kuti

First broadcast date: 22 August 1970

Gilles Peterson Word & Music with Seun Kuti  // 04-01-17

Gilles is joined in the studio by none other than Seun Kuti, the youngest son of the legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti.

The relationship Gilles and Seun have shared ever since Gilles’s Radio 1 reign has extended beyond mentorship – they have remained close friends and collaborators for years. Watch the creative bond they share unfurl as they share the controls for this very special session.

Seun is also celebrating his new venture – he now be works with Sony Music and embarks on an EU tour after he stops by our London studio.

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