They Predicted 12 of Us Would Die In My Family – Afrobeat Singer, Femi Kuti Recounts » NGNews247

Grammy-nominated Afro-rhythm musician Femi Kuti tells how some predicted that, after his father, the late Afro-rhythm pioneer Fela Anikulapo-Kuti ), his sister Shola Kuti and a cousin who worked at the conservatory, 12 members of his family would die within a short time. tension.

He said that period was particularly difficult for him because, as the eldest son in his family, many people urged him to be strong.

The multi-instrumentalist stated this in an interview with popular media personality Chude Jideonwo.

He said many thought he was going crazy after his wife Fink abandoned him in the crisis.

Cutie said: “Fella just left [died].my sister [Shola] left already. My cousin has gone. Some people predicted that 12 of us would die.And me [was] In other words, will this prophecy come true?

“We had internal family issues. They would say, ‘You know, you’re the firstborn; you have to do it.’ I’d say, ‘Who gave birth to me in this Vahalla?’ And my wife would go away [got separated from me]. They said, “Fermi is going crazy.” It was horrible. “

However, he said he was grateful for the experience, adding that it made him who he is today.

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