Life and Style

Femi Kuti clocks 60

Spread the love

  • Pam Jenny/

Son of legendary Afrobeat pioneer , Fela- Anikulapo- Kuti, Femi has joined the diamond club as he turns 60 today
Born Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti on 16th June 1962, he is the eldest son of Fela and grandchild of political campaigner, women’s rights activist and traditional aristocrat Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti
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 legacy.
He has been nominated four times (in 2002, 2009, 2011, and 2013) for a Grammy Award in the Best World Music Album category.For the 2022 Grammy Awards, Femi and his son Made were nominated for Best Global Music Album and Femi was nominated for Best Global Music Performance.
Expectedly, torrents of goodwill messages have been pouring in from family, friends and fans who wish him the very best today and Always.

Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker