“My name was Olufela but my mother Changed my name to Femi” – Femi Kuti reveals

Veteran Nigerian afrobeat star and son of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Femi Kuti in an interview with Wazobia Max, reveals he struggled to get out of his father’s shadow to make a name for himself.

He also said that he was never christened “Femi” and his first name was actually “Olufela” but was changed by his mother to Femi so as not to be put in the shadow of Fela.

He also reveals the steps he took to create a name for himself stressing that he “can never be Fela Kuti” because he is Femi Kuti.

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