Femi Kuti Discusses his Father’s Influence

Photograph by Julien Mignot

Prior to his performance at the Brecon Jazz Festival, Femi Kuti talked to Mark Hudson of The Telegraph.

‘I consider myself lucky to have survived,” says Femi Kuti of growing up in the household of his father, the late, great Fela Kuti. “I could have ended up on hard drugs or committed suicide. But I knew from the start I would have to work 10 times harder than anyone else.”

READ THE ARTICLE AT THE TELEGRAPH