British singer Seal storms Lagos, meets Femi Kuti at New Africa Shrine

British singer, Seal, on Thursday visited Femi Kuti and his family at the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos. Photos of his visit were shared on Kuti’s Twitter handle, @femiakuti as well as his sister, Yeni Kuti and son, Made Kuti’s Instagram handles respectively.

He added that Seal was visiting, but also working on a performance in Lagos. According to Wikipedia, Seal was born Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel but performs as Seal.

See photos from his visit as shared on social media:

Known professionally as Seal, is an English singer and songwriter. He has sold over 20 million records worldwide, his first international hit being the song “Crazy”, released in 1991, and his most celebrated song being “Kiss from a Rose”, released in 1994. Seal has won multiple awards throughout his career, including three Brit Awards; he won Best British Male in 1992, as well as four Grammy Awards and an MTV Video Music Award. As a songwriter, he received two Ivor Novello Awards for Best Song Musically and Lyrically from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors for “Killer” (1990) and “Crazy” (1991). He was a coach on The Voice Australia in 2012 and 2013, and returned to Australia to work as a coach in 2017.

Henry Olusegun Adeola Samuel was born on 19 February 1963 at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, to a Nigerian mother, Adebisi Ogundeji, and a Brazilian father, Francis Samuel. He was raised by a foster family in Westminster, London. He received a two-year diploma in architecture and worked various jobs in the London area.

 

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