‘My Career Isn’t Based On Winning A Grammy’– Femi Kuti

  • According to Femi Kuti, he has never thought of winning any awards.


Femi Kuti in
a recent interview spoke about being nominated for a Grammy. The
afrobeat legend has been nominated for a Grammy Award four times in the
world music category in 2003, 2010, 2012 and 2013.
When asked if he wanted to win a Grammy, Femi Kuti said that he
believes that his career is not based on winning a Grammy. He believes
that if it were, he ‘would have won one by now.’
He continued by saying that the music he learnt and his music today is based on fighting for ‘electricity, good education, injustice, corruption …’ He however believes in using his music “as a platform to fight for the under-privileged”.
According to Femi Kuti, he has never thought of winning any awards.
See video below:


This comes just a few hours to the world famous festival, Felabration
wherein millions of Nigerians will come together to celebrate the life
and times of Nigerian’s foremost musical legend, the late Fela Anikulapo
Kuti.

The annual festival, which kicks off on Monday, October, 9 will run
for one week and end on Sunday, October 15; which coincides with Fela’s
birthday. This year’s festival is themed “The Prophecy”.

Nigeria’s fastest growing stout brand, Legend Extra Stout will be
joining the huge weeklong musical event in Nigeria. The festival
attracts thousands of visitors annually from all over the world to the
New Africa Shrine and is an official tourist destination of The Lagos
State Government.

Legend Extra Stout’s support for the festival is aimed at reinforcing
the brand’s ideal and quality. The brand also hopes to connect with its
existing and targeted consumers who will experience the unique bitter
tasting stout in the midst of the fun and excitement that comes with the
festival.

Every year Felabration features an exciting lineup of artistes and
this year will not be an exception. To find out more about Legend’s
presence at Felabration, follow Legend on Twitter, instagram, Facebook
and join the conversation using the hashtag #FelabrationwithLegend.

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