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Seun Kuti Afrobeat act writes posthumous birthday message to father Fela

On his Instagram page Seun Kuti wrote about his father's definition of happiness and his message to Africans.

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Today (October 15), marks the 77th birthday of late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

His son, Afrobeat act Seun Kuti has written a message to his father. On his Instagram page Seun Kuti wrote about his father's definition of happiness and his message to Africans.

Fela Kuti and Seun Kuti circa late 80's play

Fela Kuti and Seun Kuti circa late 80's

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"You told me that true happiness is to be yourself. You said it sounds easy but , Seun go on, try it ! Was ur parting shot. Hmmmm you are soooo right but I am happy small sha because I dey try and one day we shall all learn to be as happy as u were in ur personal life. The only thing that brought u Sadness and regret was that Africans never listened nd ur children will have to carry the fight still. Happy birthday father of Africa!!" wrote Seun Kuti.

Fela at Orchestra Hall in Detroit, Michigan, in 1986 play

Fela at Orchestra Hall in Detroit, Michigan, in 1986

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The annual Felabration festival coincides with the birthday of the Afrobeat creator.

Fela died on August 2, 1997 of AIDS. Watch Pulse TV video for more on Seun Kuti.

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