Nigerian singer and eldest son of Afro-beat pioneer Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti has revealed why his father by no means gave him formal training.
According to the famend Afro-beat musician, his legendary dad, Fela by no means despatched him to college as a result of he needed to use him to show that folks could possibly be profitable with out formal training.
The singer disclosed this not too long ago in an interview with presenters of Your View, a preferred speak present on TVC.
According to him, although father was nice, he had his faults, one in every of which was his refusal to send him to college, an experiment he believes was very dangerous.
In his phrases,
“Yes Fela was nice. But Fela did have faults. But one of many faults is that Fela needed to use me as an experiment. His excuse was that I might achieve success with out going to college.
“And his mother, my mother, everybody, just freaked out. No! When I became successful he was like, ‘Didn’t I tell you? Me that went through that experiment I know it was very risky.”
Femi revealed though he was not privileged to be formally educated, he ensured his son, Made studied music overseas.