Rise Up: Afrobeat Takes on Wall Street
Seun Kuti, currently on tour in the United States, takes up his father’s political charge. Seun points out how Nigeria’s rulers and the US Wall Street-influenced government are not too dissimilar. "Everywhere we are going through the same shit, in varying degrees...now bring it to the West with your complicated bullshit: prime mortgages, derivatives. They fucking stole the money, man. Money just doesn't disappear."