18 Pictures That Prove That Femi Kuti Is King!

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Femi Kuti was born on June 16, 1962 to the great Fela Anikulapo Kuti and his first wife, Remilekun Kuti (Nee Taylor).

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 Femi played the saxophone in his father’s band, the Egypt 80 band.

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He later started his band in 1988, Femi Kuti and the Positive Force Band, where his sister, Yeni Kuti and his ex-wife were dancers.

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Yeni Kuti (left), Femi Kuti (middle), Funke Kuti (right)

Some of Femi Kuti’s albums and songs, in chronological order, include:

Femi Anikulapo Kuti & Positive Force – No Cause For Alarm (1989)
Madness Unlimited

No Cause for Alarm

The Struggle Must Stop

Search Yourself

So-So Talk and No Action

Generation Gap

Africa Unity A Must

Stupidity An Act of Ignorance

 

 Femi Kuti – Femi Kuti  (1995)

Wonder, Wonder

Survival

Frustrations

Nawa (Intro)

Nawa

Plenty Nonsense

Stubborn Problems

No Shame

Live For Today

Changes

 
Femi Kuti – Shoki Shoki (1998)

Truth Don Die

Beng Beng Beng

What WIll Tomorrow Bring

Victim Of Life

Blackman Know Yourself

Look Around

Sorry Sorry

Eregele

Scatter Your Head

Femi Kuti – Fight To Win 

Do Your Best

Walk on the Right Side

Traitors of Africa

Tension Grip Nigeria

’97

Fight To Win

Stop AIDS

Eko Lagos

Alkebu-Lan (Cradle of Civilization)

One Day Someday

The Choice is Yours

Missing Link

Femi Kuti – Africa Shrine  (2004)

Intro

Dem Bobo

Oyimbo

I Wanna Be Free

If Them Want To Hear

Eho

1, 2, 3, 4

Yeparipa

Can’t Buy Me

Bring The Man Now

’97

Intro Shotan

Shotan

Water No Get Enemy

 

Femi Kuti – Day By Day (2008)

Oyimbo

Day By Day

Demo Crazy

Do You Know

You Better Ask Yourself

One Two

Tell Me

They Will Run

Tension Grip Africa

Dem Funny

Let’s Make History

Inside Religion

Femi Kuti – Africa For Africa (2010)

Dem Bobo

Nobody Beg You

Politics in Africa

Bad Government

Africa for Africa

Make We Remember

Obasanjo Don Play You Wayo

Boys Dey Hungry For Town

Now You See

Yeparipa

No Blame Them

E No Good

It Don’t Mean

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No Place For My Dream (2013)

Nothing to Show For It

No Place For My Dream

Action Time

No Work No Job No Money

Carry On Pushing On

Politics Na Big Business

Na So We See Am

One Man Show

Wey Our Money

This Is Only Beginning

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Femi has six children with his son Made Kuti being the first. Made plays the saxophone just like his father. Watch their performance here.

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Femi Kuti built the New Afrika Shrine located in Ikeja. The popular event centre/club is run by Yeni Kuti.

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Femi Kuti performed on the same stage with his brother, Seun Kuti for the first time on April 24, 2015 at the 2 Kings concert. Watch it here.

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Femi Kuti has received four Grammy nominations.

Femi Kuti is internationally recognized not only for his songs but also for his activism and fight for human rights. He has collaborated with international artistes like Common, Mos Def, Macy Gray, etc.

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Femi Kuti is 53 today.

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