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Femi Kuti Afrobeat star loses grandmother

Their maternal grandmother, fondly referred to as Nanny, has passed on at the age of 94.

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Femi Kuti loses maternal grandmother

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Afrobeat musician Femi and sister Yeni Kuti are currently mourning the passing away of their grandmother.

Their maternal grandmother, fondly referred to as Nanny, has passed on at the age of 94.

play Femi, Yeni Kuti and their grandmother (Pulse)

 

"My Maternal Grandmother, who changed my life, by talking sense into me changing my whole attitude positively. Will miss u thanks for the LOVE and CARE (RIP) u will always be in my heart of hearts," Femi wrote on Instagram.

 

The afrobeat family celebrated her 94th birthday last year.

Not much is known about Femi's maternal grandmother, however his paternal grandmother was Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, a highly influential woman in her time who is best known for her activism and also for being the first Nigerian female to drive a car.

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