Rev. Sekou and The Freedom Fighters

St. Louis, MO

Rev. Osagyefo (oh-sah-GG-fo) Uhuru (ooh-WHO-roo) Sekou (SAY-koo) is a noted activist, theologian, author, documentary filmmaker and musician. He was born in St. Louis and raised in the rural Arkansas Delta. Rev. Sekou's music is a unique combination of North Mississippi Hill Country Music, Arkansas Delta Blues, Memphis Soul and Pentecostal steel guitar. In May 2017, he released "In Times Like These” which was produced by the six-time GRAMMY-nominated North Mississippi Allstars. AFROPUNK heralded the “deep bone-marrow-level conviction” of his first album, “The Revolution Has Come.” The single, “We Comin,’” was named the new anthem for the modern Civil Rights movement by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A consummate entertainer, Paste Studio celebrated his barn-burning performance saying, "Rev. Sekou delivers the spiritual performance we need now."

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Artist Performances

Thursday August 1st from 5:30 PM - 6:20 PM at Houdini Plaza - MAIN STAGE