Femi Kuti

Bio

Femi Kuti, is a Nigerian musician and the eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela. Femi was born in London to Fela and Remi Kuti and grew up in Lagos. While still a teenager, he joined his fathers band at the age of 15,as a Saxophonist, performing and touring round the world.

His first album "No cause for alarm" was released in 1990. Followed by his breakthrough album in 1995 under the Tabu/Motown label. This was followed four years later by "Shoki Shoki" (MCA), which garnered widespread critical acclaim. In 2001 he collaborated with Common and Mos Def on Fight to Win, an effort to cross over to a mainstream audience, and started touring the United States with Jane’s Addiction.

In 2004 he opened The Shrine, his club, where he recorded the live album "Africa Shrine". After a 4-year absence due to personal setbacks, he re-emerged in 2008 with Day by Day and Africa for Africa in 2010, for which he received two Grammy nominations. In 2012 he was both inducted into the Headies Hall of Fame (the most prestigious music awards in Nigeria), was the opening act on the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ European arena tour and became an Ambassador for Amnesty International. He continues to expand the diversity of his artistry on his new album released in 2013- "No Place for My Dream".

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Do You Know
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Beng Beng Beng (Mateos And Matos Vocal Mix)
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Wey Our Money
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One Man Show
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This is Only The Beginning
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Victim Of Life (Dixon's AVDC Remix)
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Ala Jalkoum
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Truth Don Die (Nuyorican Soul Version)
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Eregele
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You Better Ask Yourself
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Intro Shotan
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One People One World
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The World Is Changing
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Beng Beng Beng (Album Version)
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Can't Buy Me
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Lets Make History
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Inside Religion
08:49
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What Will Tomorrow Bring (Album Version)
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Water No Get Enemy
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Beng Beng Beng (Ashley Beedle's Africans On Marz Remix)
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Missing Link (Faze Action Remix)
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Scatta Head (Album Version)
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Truth Don Die (Album Version)
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Look Around
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Lets Make History (Boom Bass from Cassius Remix)
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Dem Funny
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The Way Our Lives Go
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Corruption Na Stealing
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Dem Militarize Democracy
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E Get As E Be
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No Blame Them
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Evil People
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Dem Don Come Again
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Equal Opportunity
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Na Their Way Be That
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Best To Live on the Good Side
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How Many
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Africa Will Be Great Again
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Na Their Way Be That (Radio Edit)
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Bad Government (Chinese Man Remix)
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You Better Ask Yourself (General Elektriks Remix)
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Oyimbo
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Sorry Sorry (Album Version)
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Day By Day
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Day By Day By Day (The Folkdub Posse Remix)
02:48
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Sorry sorry (Old school afro dub)
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Blackman Know Yourself
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Victim Of Life
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Truth Don Die (Kerri Chandler's Lagos Dub)
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Day by day (Remix)
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'97
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Yeparipa
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Can't buy me
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Eho
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1, 2, 3, 4
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Bring me the man now
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Shotan
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You Better Ask Yourself (General Elektriks Remix)
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Tell Me
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The Will Run
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Tension Grip Africa
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Carry On Pushing On
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Na So Wee See Am
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Politics Na Big Business
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If them want to hear
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Oyimbo
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No Work No Job No Money
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Day By Day (Chinese Man Remix)
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Demo Crazy
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Bebebe
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Intro
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Dem bobo
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Water no get enemy
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You Better Ask Yourself (Bost & Bim Remix)
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Nothing To Show For It
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Action Time
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I wanna be free
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One Two
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Eh Oh
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No Place For My Dream
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Videos

Femi Kuti - The World is Changing (official video)
Femi Kuti *AFRICAN SPIRIT * Shrine Tv
Femi Kuti * STUPID MONEY * Shrine TV
Day By Day album Teaser
Shrine Tv - Episode 2 - femi kuti - afrobeat
Shrine Tv - Femi Kuti - Afrobeat
FEMI KUTI • ONE PEOPLE ONE WORLD
Femi Kuti - One People One World (Official Video)
Femi Kuti - Na Their Way Be That (Radio Edit) (Official Audio)
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