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Fela Anikulapo-Kuti: 22 years after, Seun Kuti remembers father (Video)

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Fela Anikulapo-Kuti: 22 years after, Seun Kuti remembers father (Video)

Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, has shared a video of his legendary father, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, on the 22nd anniversary of the death of the iconic figure.

Fela, a multi-instrumentalist, musician, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political maverick, died at the age of 58 from complications related to AIDS.

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Seun took to Instagram on Friday and shared a short video in remembrance of his father.

“Just how I remember you. Rest In Peace. #22 #getthesax,” he wrote.

The icon’s self-pioneered Afrobeat sound put Nigerian music, culture, arts and sounds on a new pedestal in the world as lyrics of his songs continue to remain relevant in the current political and economic crime in Nigeria.

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Fela Kuti left the world with a rich repertoire of music and albums including Why Black Man Dey Suffer in 1971, Shakara in 1972, Afrodisiac in 1973 and Gentleman in 1973.

See his post below:

 

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Just how I remember you. Rest In Peace. #22 #getthesax

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