Femi Kuti says his great grandfather is the first Nigerian to release an album

Femi Kuti says his great grandfather is the first Nigerian to release an album

- Femi Kuti has educated his fans about the generation of musicians in his family

- The talented singer revealed that he comes from a long line of musicians

- Kuti even noted that his great grandfather was the first Nigerian to release a music album

Nigerian singer Femi Kuti, who is the son of legendary musician and multi-instrumentalist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has taken to social media to educate his fans about the generation of musicians in his family.

The singer shared a post on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, revealing that he comes from a long line of musicians.

Kuti explained that the men in his family even before his father were all musicians of some kind. He also listed the names of the men and what they did at the time.

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The singer said his father's great-great-grandfather, Jamo, was a singer hunter. He said his father's great grandfather, Olikoye was a court drummer.

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According to him, his father's grandfather, Josiah, was the first Nigerian to release an album in 1925. He said his grandfather, Israel Oludotun, was a composer of Egba songs.

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Then his father, the celebrated Nigerian musician, him, his brother Seun, and his son, Made, are all singers.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Femi's brother, Seun Kuti, had claimed that his father would be the president of Nigeria if he was still alive. The musician noted that Fela would not have supported any of the political parties in Nigeria today.

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