Femi Kuti – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Fri, 21 Feb 2020 05:46:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Femi Kuti – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Anthony Joshua visits Afrika Shrine, prostrates to high priest Femi Kuti https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/anthony-joshua-visits-afrika-shrine-prostrates-high-priest-femi-kuti/ Fri, 21 Feb 2020 05:46:42 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=237233 World boxing champion Anthony Joshua is enjoying his stay in Nigeria, with a visit Thursday night to the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja Lagos, where he was hosted by the high priest, Femi Kuti. Joshua was a humble champion all over again, as he prostrated to Femi, in the typical Yoruba tradition of greeting elders. Femi […]

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2019 AFCON: Femi Kuti, others thrill at colourful opening ceremony in Cairo https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/2019-afcon-femi-kuti-others-thrill-colourful-opening-ceremony-cairo/ Sat, 22 Jun 2019 05:24:05 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=195812 The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) was heralded with a spectacular and colourful opening ceremony inside the jam-packed 75, 000 capacity Cairo International Stadium in Egypt. The Egyptians did not disappoint with a well choreographed and technological propelled opening ceremony, on Friday night. The breath-taking ceremony had in attendance, Egypt President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi […]

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2019 AFCON: Femi Kuti, others to perform at opening ceremony https://thenewsguru.com/sports/2019-afcon-femi-kuti-others-perform-opening-ceremony/ Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:18:25 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=195507 The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the competition. Kuti, a four-time Grammy award nominee will be joined by two other musicians Hakim from Egypt and Dobet Gnahore from Ivory Coast. The 2019 AFCON is […]

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Femi Kuti condemns police brutality https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/femi-kuti-condemns-police-brutality/ Mon, 08 Apr 2019 08:51:30 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=183749 Nigerian Afro-beat star,Femi Kuti, has called for a  broad reform of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) which he said requires a complete reorientation.   Kuti stated that he believes the Police Force is important to decreasing crime but must work for law-abiding Nigerians, not against them.   Femi made this known  yesterday while addressing the […]

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I don’t want to be Fela- Femi declares https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/i-dont-want-to-be-fela-femi-declares/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:25:12 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=170304 Femi Kuti has always had to tell people not to compare him to his father, Fela Kuti. The Afro-beat singer took to his twitter page to reply critics  who haven’t ceased to compare him to his late father and pioneer of the Afrobeat genre, Fela.   This argument was recently reawakened following the release of […]

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Why I can’t support Osinbajo- Femi Kuti https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/157243-2/ Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:24:53 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=157243 Son of Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti has revealed why he cannot support the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. Femi made this known on Sunday 21st of October at the grand finale of Felabration 2018. The Afrobeat musician said though he’s friends with the Nigerian Vice President, he has to hold forth to his late father’s views […]

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Femi Kuti, Qdot, Klever Jay thrill fans as Felabration opens in Lagos https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/femi-kuti-qdot-klever-jay-thrill-fans-felabration-opens-lagos/ Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:07:21 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=156461 The annual festival to commemorate the life and times of Nigerian musical icon, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti opened on Monday 15th of October  2018 with several music performances from budding and top artistes. View this post on Instagram This is part of what you missed at the opening night of #Felabration2018 #TheNewsGuru @felabrationng #OvertakingOvertake A post shared […]

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Former band boy who accused me of sleeping with underage girls hates me – Femi Kuti https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/former-band-boy-accused-sleeping-underage-girls-hates-femi-kuti/ Sun, 05 Aug 2018 05:39:08 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=143633 Last week, a scion of legendary musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Femi, took to social media to announce that one of his band boys, Aghedo Andrew, absconded from the band in the US 20 minutes before a show in their ongoing US tour. Shortly after Femi called out Aghedo, a former member of his Positive Force band, […]

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Sad! Femi Kuti’s bassist absconds 20 minutes before New York show https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/sadfemi-kutis-bassist-absconds-20-minutes-new-york-show/ Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:40:29 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=142454 Andrew Aghedo, a member of Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti’s band ‘The Positive Force’, reportedly absconded in the United states, 20 minutes before the band was billed to perform. Femi and his band thrilled New Yorkers at the Central Park, New York on Sunday after performing at the XPoNential Music Festival in New Jersey. According to […]

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Femi Kuti didn’t attack Charly Boy on social media- Lawyer declares https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/femi-kuti-didnt-attack-charly-boy-on-social-media-lawyer-declares/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 19:40:59 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=141596 Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti has released a statement negating reports that he attacked  Charly Boy over the latter’s decision to support his daughter coming out as a lesbian. According to a statement released by the revered musician,through his lawyer, the purported post  did not come from him. The statement also said all his social media […]

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