22+ Fela Kuti Quotes On Music, Nigeria And Afrobeat
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- To be spiritual is not by praying and going to church. Spiritualism is the understanding of the universe so that it can be a better place to live in.
- The secret of life is to have no fear.
- My people are scared of the air around them, they always have an excuse not to fight for freedom.
- That is my best friend because it is a gift of the creator to Africans. It is a spirit. Marijuana has five fingers of creation...it enhances all your five senses.
- Music is a weapon of the future / music is the weapon of the progressives / music is the weapon of the givers of life
- You cannot sing African music in proper English
- In Nigeria they convict by law, not by the truth
- I refuse to live my life in fear.
- When you're in prison, you can't do anything about what's happening outside.
- I could never leave my home.... It inspires me a lot.
Fela Kuti Short Quotes
- I want peace. Happiness. Not only for myself. For everybody.
- 99.9% of the information you get about Africa is wrong
- I don't tell lies about anybody. That's why i win all my wars.
- If it is not fit to live in, then our job is to make it fit.
- I must identify myself with Africa. Then I will have an identity.
- To be honest and truthful in all endeavours is an experience, not a regret
- I hold death in my pouch, I cannot die.
Fela Kuti Quotes On Music
Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music. If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity. — Fela Kuti
With my music, I create change...I am using my music as a weapon. — Fela Kuti
Music is the weapon. Music is the weapon of the future. — Fela Kuti
The music of Africa is big sound: it's the sound of a community — Fela Kuti
Fela Kuti Famous Quotes And Sayings
A radical is he who has no sense...fights without reason...I have a reason. I am authentic. Yes, that's what I am. — Fela Kuti
Life Lessons by Fela Kuti
Fela Kuti was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist who used his music to speak out against injustice and oppression. His music was a powerful form of protest, and he used it to challenge the status quo and fight for social change. His work is a reminder that art can be a powerful tool for creating positive change and that it is important to use our voices to speak out against injustice.
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