How Dana Airline Flight 992 Crashed And Over 160 People Died Because Of Carelessness, Do Not Use Sniper For Food – NAFDAC DG, Mojisola Adeyeye, NCC approves e-SIM trial for MTN, 9Mobile, Like Mother, Like Daughter! He always advised us to work hard. I am a retiree; a pensioner to be precise. How many kids did Fela Kuti have? Would I stay in Fela’s house for life? The 27 women that Fela married in a day were: Fehintola Kayode (Seun’s mum), Damiregba (Naijite, Motun’s mum), Keuwe Oghomienor (Kewe), Folake Oladeinde (Alake), Folake Oladejo, Ronke Edason, Laide, Emaruagheru Osawe, Ihase, Shade Shodeinde, Suru Eriomola, Tejumade Adebiyi, Omolola Osaeti, Tokunbo Akran, Ronke (another one), Adejonwo, Lamiley, Funmilayo, Adunni, Remilekun, Kikelomo, Lara, Bose. I cried as I left his room that day. While alive, Fela never trusted medicine from the Western world. Last weekend, all roads led to Terra Culture, Victoria Island, Lagos, for the screening of a new musical on late afro beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, entitled ‘Fela and The Kalakuta Queens’, a musical written, produced and directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters of Terra Culture. Fela did not die of AIDS.
They did not take it lightly at all. Sola Anikulapo Kuti: Birthdate: 1963: Death: 1997 (33-34) Immediate Family: Daughter of Olufela Olusegun Oludotun "Fela" Anikulapo Kuti and Remilekun Ransome-Kuti.
Fela was grossly misunderstood. I was the one feeding her alongside her first daughter. I don’t want to relive it again. History of Fela Kuti's death: What happened to the legendary musician? Whenever I went home, they welcomed me. He was every woman’s dream; he was a disciplinarian who knew how to handle his women. We had a teacher then, Ajayi Ogunde, one of late Pa Ogunde’s sons. I cried because I never expected to see him in the condition that I saw him.
Did they ever come to terms with the fact that their daughter was head over heels for Fela? Wow! I don’t believe that. Are any of your kids taking after you as a dancer today? When I went to Fela’s house I had a mission. Life is all about taking one step after the other towards self discovery and actualization. Of course, I was beside her when they came for her.
He portrays any character assigned to him well, thanks to his outspokenness. Due to this invention and his activism, he became insanely popular during the prime of his musical career and, again, due to it, he is still the star of African music and the king of many musical styles as well. Fela Kuti children are seven in number. After that I gave myself to Jesus and became born again. I was in Mama’s room and I had just made food for her which she ate and we sat down and were chatting, while Fela was sleeping in his room. Ransome-Kuti, a doctor and former health minister, joined other family members at a news conference Sunday and confirmed that Mr. Anikulapo-Kuti had died of heart failure caused by AIDS. He knew how we had fought with him and suffered for him. Up till today they have not accepted it. On Sunday we had Sunday’s Jump and on Tuesdays we had Ladies Night where ladies don’t pay. Wasn’t there a time you felt he might not survive the beatings? These wounds develop out of the smallest skin injury because the immune system cannot fight infections and the body is no longer able to regenerate tissues. This popularity has caused a never-ceasing interest in everything in his life, beginning with his early childhood and ending with his death and its cause. I cried as I left his room that day.
Since Fela died we have been completely forgotten. He gave us honour and respect with that move. Since he joined Nollywood, Seun has managed to remain relevant in all his roles and this has made him a majority's favourite. I felt happy. It was about two weeks after that he died. Still, some of the former Fela Kuti spouses denied Fela Kuti HIV diagnosis, claiming that the cause of his death was the severe beating he received when his home was attacked. I met Fela at Moshalashi. How did your parents take it that their daughter was in love with Fela? Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2020 Oluwaseun Osewa.
I was hospitalised for two weeks. Could you recount 1977 when Kalakuta Republic was burnt down? Every time with him was exciting. Lai lai! Fela was a nice man. See what is happening to our people; there is so much poverty. You just loved him. Fela never tolerated docility; if you must be with him you must work and earn money. Laide was my senior in Fela’s house. Image: gettyimages.comSource: Getty Images. Important Tips on How to Make Your Girlfriend Love You More? Meet 5 People Who Survived The Impossible And Got The Lives Of Their Dreams, VIDEO: King Perryy – YKTFV (You Know The Fvcking Vibes) Ft. Psycho YP, Brick by brick, Vision 2030 is realisable, Violence erupts in Mash Central as ZANU PF internal wars escalate, Photoshop or real? They are: Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Yeni Kuti, Kunle Anikulapo Kuti, Motunrayo Anikulapo Kuti, Omosalewa Anikulapo Kuti, Sola Kuti. It was about two weeks after that he died. After your experience with Fela, would you advise your children to go into music? The secret is that we all loved each other and had each other’s back. His standard was too high. Fela asked me if I still wanted to go to school and study but I said no. I left his place and returned to my family house and today I am a caterer. I travelled to a lot of countries with him, beginning from Ghana, Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy, to mention a few; we went all over the world.
The day Fela’s house was raided in 1977, where were you?
He wanted me to go back to school but I told him that life had ‘entered’ my body and I did not want to go back. Suddenly, all hell broke loose; I was lucky to have escaped with my life.