Nigerians have take to social media to remember and celebrate late revolutionary musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti on his birthday today.
While celebrating him, some Nigerians apologized to him for “taking so long to wake up” despite his revolutionary songs that attacked bad governance and predicted a failed nation if drastic measures are not taken.
Celebrating his birthday, Nigerian singer, Falz reposted Davido’s birthday post for Fela and wrote… “Happy birthday baba, your people don wake up.”
Another Nigerian wrote on Twitter, “Happy birthday legend, we are finally up. Sorry we took so long to wake, we promise not to slumber into sleep. We will make Nigeria great again!.”
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According to WikiPedia, Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer, political activist, and Pan-Africanist. He is best known as a pioneer of the Afrobeat genre, a blend of traditional yoruba and Afro-Cuban music with funk and jazz.
The legendary singer was born 15th October 1938, in Abeokuta, Ogun state, and died 2nd August 1997, in Lagos.
Some of his children include; Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Kunle Anikulapo Kuti, Motunrayo Anikulapo Kuti, and others.