Today is the 56th birthday of top Nigerian musician Femi Kuti, who is the son of late Fela Kuti.
Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti (born 16 June 1962), popularly known as Femi Kuti, is a Nigerian musician born in London and raised in Lagos.
He is the eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, and a grandchild of a political campaigner, women’s rights activist and traditional aristocrat Funmilayo Ransome Kuti.
Checkout some photos of Femi Kuti below;
Femi Kuti, recently set a new record after the release of his 10th studio Album, which he titled ‘One People One World’.
The album was officially released on February 23, and Femi Kuti spoke on the masculinity of the African man in his tracks. ‘One People One World’ is a 12 track album which he recorded with his Positive Force band.
Femi Kuti who broke the World record for the longest single note held on a saxophone at the New Africa Shrine last year is set to reach out to the world again through this new album.
The World record for the longest single note held on a saxophone was previously first set in December, 1997 by legendary saxophonist Kenny G when he held an E-Flat for over 45 minutes 37 seconds. Femi did 46mins 38seconds.
This record breaking event was witnessed by a large audience that included Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce, the deputy high commissioners of Netherlands and The United Kingdom.