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Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Femi Kuti

Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti popularly known as Femi Kuti is a Nigerian musician and the eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Femi Kuti was born on 16 June, 1962 in London to Remi and Fela Kuti. Femi Kuti grew up in Lagos. His mother soon left his father, taking Femi to live with her. In 1977, however, Femi chose to move in with his father and became a member of his father's band. His mother who had played an influential role in his life died at the age of 60 in 2002.

Femi created his own band 'Positive Force' in the late 1980s with Dele Sosimi, former key - board player of his father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. His International career began in 1988 when he was invited by the French Cultural Centre in Lagos and Christian Mousset to perform at the Festival d'Angouleme (France), the New Morning club in Paris and the Moers Festival in Germany.

Femi Kuti is a father of six children from five different women. 

Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti and his sister Yeni Kuti

Femi Kuti's sister, Yeni Kuti

Femi Kuti and Sahr Ngaujah

Femi Kuti and Wizkid

Femi Kuti with one of his baby mamas and his dancer, Bose Ajila

Femi Kuti and his ex - wife Funke Kuti

Fela Kuti and his children

Femi Kuti's children

Femi Kuti and his sons, Tumishe and Ayomide

Femi Kuti and his children 

Fei Kuti and his son

Beng Beng Beng - Femi Kuti

Dem Bobo - Femi Kuti

Sorry Sorry O - Femi Kuti


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