5 Interesting Facts About Fela Kuti

5 Interesting Facts About Fela Kuti

Only few men were bold and real enough to stand for what they believed in and never stopped talking about the things that were obviously not right about the people in the leadership of this Country; Nigeria, back in the day when people hid their thoughts and opinion for fear. Fela Kuti was a music

Only few men were bold and real enough to stand for what they believed in and never stopped talking about the things that were obviously not right about the people in the leadership of this Country; Nigeria, back in the day when people hid their thoughts and opinion for fear.

Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti was a music legend, his sound was a message, a huge message that gained him recognition,respect and honour, his sound was the blunt truth and he was crazy enough to stand up anywhere and be himself.

Won so many awards, got international recognition, become highly reputable and even the women’s man, he was the king of music back in the mid 90s.

Fela Kuti

For all the fans of Fela who don’t mind finding out a couple new things abut him, here are 5 interesting facts.

1.  Was Cousin to the Noble Laureate; Wole Soyinka

2.  Was born the 15th of October, 1938

3.  Married 27 wives in one day and eventually divorced all of them

4.  Only Had 3 Siblings

Names

Dr. Olikoye Ransome Kuti

Ms Dolu Ransome Kuti

Dr. Beko Ransome Kuti

5.  Died the 2nd August, 1997; same day as today.

Fela is a name this world will not be forgetting in a hurry; it’s been 20 years since his death but his songs still make sense right now and we still relate them to the current state of our Country and lives.

 

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