Femi Kuti Turns 58, Celebrates Birthday Today

Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti, is a Nigerian musician born on 16 June, 1962), in London but was raised in Lagos. He is age 58 today.

He is popularly known as Femi Kuti, the eldest son of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti.

Femi Kuti is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and musician. He is a good instrumentalist in Saxophone, Vocals, Trumpet, Keyboard from 1978 till now.

Femi Kuti began his musical career playing in his father’s band, Egypt 80. In 1986, Femi started his own band, “Positive Force,” establishing himself as an artist independent of his father’s massive legacy.

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’Angoulême (France), the New Morning Club in Paris and the Moers Festival in Germany.

Culled from wikipedia.org

Share This Post:

You May Also Like

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: