Seun Kuti, Son of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti, says that people who have coined for themselves “New Fela”, should desist from it.
Speaking with Cool FM, the music star said it was an insult to the legacy of his father.
In a post shared by the Instagram page of the radio station, Seun slammed individuals especially singers who call themselves the new Fela.
“Fela’s legacy belongs to his family. It is disrespectful to call yourself the ‘New Fela.’ We the kids are told that we can’t be our father and outsiders are trying to take that. No! You can’t go to Jamaica and hear people calling themselves the next Bob Marley. They wouldn’t disrespect him like that,” the post read.
Seun had blasted American a-list rapper Kanye west for affiliating himself to Fela.