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25 years on still in our hearts, Femi Kuti remembers Fela on death anniversary

Afrobeat star Femi Kuti is remembering his father Fela Anikulapo Kuti on the 25th anniversary of the latter’s death.

The 60-year-old celebrated the music legend in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

He wrote: “25years on still in our heart, miss you more and more. The one and only Abami eda #FELA the SOUL of #Afrobeat.”

Femi’s brother Seun Kuti also joined in celebrating Fela on Instagram.

“25 years ago you transitioned. Words can’t begin to express how much more alive you have become in spirit. As we continue to strive for the Africa you fought for, we continue to ask that you allow your light to guide our path. Ase,” he wrote.

Fela died on August 2, 1997, sending fans all over the world into a state of shock.

His now late elder brother Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti announced at a press conference the day after that the musician died from complications related to AIDS.

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