Dad Gave Me Frowning Lessons Growing Up – Seun Ankulapo Kuti

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Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti aka Big Bird has shared a fun fact about his childhood with his legendary father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti


According to the youngest son of the Afrobeat pioneer, while growing up, he received frowning lessons from his dad.

Big bird explained his father recommended the lessons to him because he reasoned life needed frowns but he was always smiling.

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Hailing his iconic father, the 39-year-old saxophonist said he eventually mastered the act of frowning in such a manner that nobody can withstand his eyes when at it.

He said: “Fun fact. My dad used to give me frowning lessons. He said I was always smiling and life needs frowning. Abami. You too much.

“When I frown ehn, nobody fit stand the eyes.”

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Seun Kuti is arguably the most controversial of the Kuti family. He has been very vocal about his criticism of the Buhari administration, urged the federal government to legalise weed, and he’s never shy of making inflammatory comments.

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