Biography and things you need to know about Fela Kuti
Who is Fela Kuti and what is his full name?
Fela Anikulapo Ransome-Kuti who is staged named Fela Kuti is a multi-talented Nigerian musician that has composed and sang so many songs and also plays the saxophone. Fela Kuti is also known to be a Pan African activist while also playing a major role in the political activity of Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
Fela Anikulapo Ransome-Kuti was born in Ogun State (Abeokuta to be precised) Nigeria in October 15th, 1938.
Fela Kuti is known to be the one of the pioneers of Afrobeat and he did this through his Africa 70 band formed in 1958 to kickstart his career in music.
He (Fela Kuti) has done numerous songs among whom are ‘Coffin For The Head Of State’, ‘Zombie’, ‘Gentleman’, ‘No Agreement’, ‘Confussion’, ‘Unknown Soldier’ etc.
When did Fela Kuti Die
Many have wondered the age of Fela Kuti when he passed on.
Fela Kuti died in August 2nd 1997 in Lagos and this made him 58 years.