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Afro Beat Icon Femi Kuti Loses His Maternal Grandmother

Yeni and Femi Kuti with their maternal grandmother. Credit: Afrika Shrine

The maternal grandmother of Fela’s children Femi and Yeni Kuti has passed on.

‘My Maternal Grandmother , who changed my life , by talking sense into me changing my whole attitude positively.Will miss u thanks for the LOVE and CARE (RIP) u will always be in my heart of hearts,’ the eldest son of Fela Kuti said.

In 1960, late Afrobeat legend, Fela married Remilekun Taylor, who’s the mother of his three oldest children, Yeni, Femi and Sola.

Remilekun died in 2002.

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