Activist Rev. Sekou Has Music In His Blood : World Cafe Sekou's new album, In Times Like These, was produced by Luther and Cody Dickinson of the North Mississippi Allstars, who join him for a live performance in this session.
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Rev. Sekou & North Mississippi Allstars On World Cafe

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Rev. Sekou And North Mississippi Allstars On World Cafe

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Rev. Sekou is joined by the North Mississippi Allstars for a live session.

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Set List

  • "Resist"
  • "Resist" (studio version from In Times Like These)
  • "Burnin' And Lootin'"

Rev. Sekou is a preacher, pastor and social activist with music in his blood. In this session Sekou is joined by the North Mississippi Allstars — whose members Luther and Cody Dickinson produced his new album, In Times Like These — for a performance recorded onstage at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. We talk about his time in Ferguson after the death of Michael Brown; Sekou was arrested while teaching nonviolent civil disobedience. He also shares a song from his grandmother that he sings when his faith is tested.

Hear the complete session in the player above.

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