HOME

MUSIC

VIDEO

DJ MIX

More

    6 Reasons Why No One Can Be Compared to Fela

    There have been many arguments in the Nigerian music industry about who the new Fela is. Mp3bullet.ng believes no one can be compared to Fela.

    6 Reasons Why No One Can Be Compared to Fela
    Fela Anikulapo Kuti

     

    Fela‘s name has been involved in many a conversation about who is feat to take over from him. Some people believe Burna Boy is a fitting image, others believe Falz the Bahd Guy is an epitome of the late legend. Then there’s the school of thought that Brymo is the one.

    SEE ALSO: How Fela Kuti Inspired Most Of Burna Boy Songs.

    Even though his sons, Seun Kuti and Femi Kuti, have stated numerously that they’re different from their father, people still compare them to him as well. Sometimes asking why they are not doing enough.

    Here’s why we think no one else can be like Fela:

    1) He was fearless. He would get out of prison one day after getting a stern warning from the Nigerian government to refrain from criticism, and the next minute he’s releasing a song that shares his jaundiced experience with said government. Going so far as to naming names.

    2) He was a vocal critic of the government, and did this during military rule when everyone was stiffened in fear.

    3) He was brought up by an activist mother, and became an effective activist himself.

    4) Fela Kuti didn’t care about getting accolades, he didn’t battle for bragging rights with anyone. He was just saying it as it is.

    SEE ALSO: Seun Kuti Speaks on Artists Using His Father as an Excuse for Being Reckless

    5) He married 27 women in one day. Half of the artist that have been compared to him, (one way or another) can’t even get their baby mamas straight, or keep their family business out of the news.

    6) He was a great instrumentalist, and he took his time with his lyrics. Caring more about the message, not hits.

    For Telegram Updates [CLICK HERE] 

    For Whatsapp Updates [CLICK HERE].

    Recent Updates

    Dremo ft. Mayorkun – “E Be Tins Video”

    Dremo collaborates with Mayorkun on "E Be Tins" music video Davido Music Worldwide rap titan, Dremo releases the music video to his latest single titled “E...

    Top Nigerian Songs that features Davido in 2020

    When it comes to delivering hits, Davido is one artist that can be counted on. Having been in the industry for ten years now, there...

    Ice Prince – Bicycle Boy (Freestyle)

    Super Cool Cat head-honcho, Ice Prince dishes out a new freestyle tagged “Bicycle Boy”. “Bicycle Boy Freestyle” Ice Prince, born Panshak Zamani, is a Nigerian...

    Made Kuti – Your Enemy [Music]

    Made Kuti releases a new song 'Your Enemy' of the soon to be released album - Legacy+ alongside his father, Femi Kuti. The new single...

    Femi Kuti – Pà Pá Pà

    Nigerian Afrobeats legend, Femi Kuti releases a new song titled “Pà Pá Pà”, ahead of his collaborative project “Legacy+” album with Made Kuti. The term...

    Trending

    DJ Neptune – Nobody (Icon Remix) ft. Joeboy & Laycon [Music]

    DJ Neptune collaborates with Joeboy & Laycon on "Nobody (Icon Remix)" International disc jockey, DJ Neptune releases the Icon remix to his hit single titled...

    Mohbad – Ponmo Sweet ft. Naira Marley & Lil Kesh [Music]

    Mohbad joins hand with Naira Marley & Lil Kesh on "Ponmo Sweet " Marlian Music sensation, Mohbad releases a new single titled “Ponmo Sweet” featuring Label...

    Bella Shmurda ft. Zlatan & Lincoln – Cash App [Music]

    Bella Shmurda links up with Zlatan and Lincoln on a new single "Cash App". Following the release of the snippet, Bella Shmurda calls on Zanku...

    Naira Marley – Idi Oremi (Opotoyi II) [Music]

    Marlians President, Naira Marley comes through with a new single "Idi Oremi (Opotoyi Pt. 2)" After his previous well-accepted record, “Opotoyi“; Naira Marley returns with...

    Lil Kesh – All The Way [Music]

    Lil Kesh out with new single "All The Way" YAGI Records pioneer, Lil Kesh releases a new single titled “All The Way“. The new song “All The...

    Wizkid – No Stress [Music]

    Wizkid dishes out yet another brand new single "No Stress". The Starboy Entertainment boss, Wizkid Ayo Balogun, has dished out another single "No Stress" following...

    Related Stories

    X