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Be African or not ! Fela Kuti speaks on colonial mentality

Fela Anikulapo Kuti or simply Fela, was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician,  pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political nonconformist.
He often spoke openly against the eroding influence colonialism had on African culture. In this video, he speaks on his track Teacher don’t teach me no nonsense. He articulates his opinion on the “colonial mentality”  Africa suffers.

With what we were taught in school, nobody was thinking whether we had to be African or not…
0:38

…Why that in Africa, as time goes forward things get worse ?…
4:06




[Header image]“Finding Fela!” (Fela Films) – LA Times
Originally shared on youtube  by Alfred Madain

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