‘I used to think I’ll die young’ – Femi Kuti
NEWS DIGEST – Afrobeat artiste, Femi Kutu has stated that he thought that he’d die at a very young due to his reckless approach as a teenager.
The musician, a son of legendary Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, clocked 60 on June 16, 2022.
In an interview with Goldmyne TV, the Grammy Award nominee said he was surprised that he was still alive to celebrate his 60th birthday.
He explained that while he was growing up, he had a friend who always told him that he would die soon because he was a very reckless person.
The eldest son of Fela Kuti said: “I thought I would that I would die very young. I had a friend who would look at me and say, ‘this man will die”.
“At the time, I had a bike so he be looking at like ‘this one, you’ll soon die’ because I was so reckless as a teenager.
“It’s an age where you just reflect on so many things in your life and you know, every moment is now precious with friends, family and your children. It’s an unbelievable age. I thought 50 was good but 60 is greater,” he said.