via Damilola Jagun
Afro hip hop act, Tekno, has called for the find out about of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in Nigerian schools.
The budding singer, actual names – Augustine Kelechi, says the legendary pioneer of Afrobeat, is “the root” of mordern day Nigerian music.
due to this fact, Tekno, who’s signed to Iyanya’s ‘Made males records’, says Fela’s story should be trained as part of historical past to Nigerian college students.
In a latest interview with forefront, Tekno mentioned: “I wouldn’t say Fela influenced me in someway. He was once the basis of our track. The story of Fela should study in our faculties as a part of history. when you speak about song in Nigeria, you must discuss Fela. Even in death his legendary standing lives. Fela modified our lives completely.”
furthermore, the artist says the songs he’s right now working on, are influenced through none rather then Fela. “I’m at present working on some songs now that are literally influenced by using Fela. I additionally did one with Wizkid which has Fela’s model on it,” Tekno added.