“Happy new year everyone most especially the poor and working class people of this world,” Seun, who carried his daughter on his shoulder in the picture, wrote. “May 2019 be the year we liberate ourselves from our oppressors.
In Nigeria, the general elections comes up in February and March and Seun’s message goes along the grain of the sort of activism the Kutis are known for. His father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, used his music to fight for the emancipation of the black man and raise the socio-political consciousness of Nigerians.
Also, his grandmother, Mrs Funmilayo Kuti, aside being the first Nigerian woman to drive was also a advocate for women’s rights while his grandfather founded what later became the Nigeria Union of Teachers.
Happy new year everyone most especially the poor and working class people of this world. May 2019 be the year we liberate ourselves from our oppressors. Cos more than wealth and health and grace and whatever we might wish for, to truly be free and to experience life and reach our own true potential is the ultimate gift!! #liberationgeneration #getthesax