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‘Fela’s Legacy Belongs To His Family Alone, It’s Disrespectful To Call Yourself The New Fela’ – Seun Kuti
Late Afro music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s son, Seun Kuti has sent out a message to all artiste posing as the new Fela, the singer revealed it is disrespectful for them to refer to themselves as the new Fela.
The outspoken member of the Anikulapo Clan mentioned this while on a show at a radio station in Lagos, Cool FM where he interacted with popular OAP Dotun.
He stated that no one in Jamaica will claim to be the new Bob Marley and wondered while Nigerian artistes will claim to be his father, when even the children of the late legend never at any time claims to be him.
If you recollect, Seun Kuti once called out American rapper Kanye West after he mentioned that the spirit of Fela lives in him.
” The spirit of Fela has not left his family and so will never live in anyone” Seun said