Rev. Sekou


Rev. Osagyefo (oh-sah-GG-fo) Uhuru (ooh-WHO-roo) Sekou (SAY-koo). Noted activist, theologian, author, documentary filmmaker, and musician, Reverend Osagyefo Sekou was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in the rural Arkansas Delta. Rev. Sekou's music is an 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” produced 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."

Rev. Sekou and The Seal Breakers: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Upcoming Events

June 01, 2019
Murfreesboro, TN
895 Fest
July 18, 2019
Ridgway, CO
Ridgway Town Park
July 27, 2019
Yorkville, IL
The Law Office Pub & Music Hall
July 28, 2019
Grand Rapids, MI
Founders Brewing
July 29, 2019
Chicago, IL
Jay Pritzker Pavilion / Millennium Park
July 30, 2019
Spring Green, WI
The Shitty Barn
August 01, 2019
Appleton, WI
Mile of Music Festival
August 23, 2019
Shrewsbury Folk Festival
September 05, 2019
Trenton, NJ
Mill Hill Park
September 12, 2019
Chattanooga, TN
Bessie Smith Cultural Center (outside lawn)
September 13, 2019
Berea, KY
"Old Town" Artisan Village Shifflett Cabin & Green
October 18, 2019
White River Junction, VT
The Engine Room
October 19, 2019
Medford, MA
The Porch - Southern Fare & Juke Joint
October 20, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Folksong Society