(Late Afrobeat Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti)
As the 2015 Felabration wraps up today, let’s take you through the life and times of the Afrobeat Legend through the eyes of Moore Carlos (the author of Fela’s Authorized biography titled; Fela: This Bitch of A Life).
In the 23-chapter biography, the Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti spoke about what attracted him to his 27 wives.
In his words, Fela said, ‘What attracted me to each of them? Sex! I thought they were sexy and fuckable. That’s what attracts me to a woman first. Some came to my house on their own. Others, I had come. Why? ‘Cause I wanted to fuck them. That was all. I wanted a house where I could be fucking and I had it. It grew into something else after though. Something special. But it started just with sex. The desire to fuck. Man, the one most important thing in the human being is that life-giving and pleasurable sensation: sexual orgasm. And that’s what’s being condemned the most. Yeah. Somebody was asking me, trying to put down my ideas, if I thought sex was politics’.
‘No, I don’t,’ I said. ‘Sex is life.’ That’s what I believe. Me, I fuck as often and as long as I can-o! Now, it’s not even a matter of choice. When I married twenty-seven women I knew what I was doing-o! Did I sleep with all of them on the night of the marriage? No. Man, I said I married twenty-seven, not seven! I only slept with one. The one next in turn. I followed my normal procedure. You see, before I married them I’d told them: ‘Look, when I marry you, I’m gonna do the same thing I was doing before with you. It’s gonna be the same house, the same thing, but just that we’re …Read More
Source:: The NET