#Throwback: Fela Kuti Kicks Out Errant Band Member | Watch Hilarious Video


Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti was no doubt a serious musician. In a celebrated career that saw him achieve global musical renown, the artist never compromised on his standards.

Fela Kuti throwback

Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti

For today's throwback, we take you to a practice session. By the clip Fela Kuti was on the lookout for back up singers and seemed to be testing their chords. When a note seemed out of place, he halted practice and did a personal evaluation, expecting replies to his "democracy" call. What follows is a hilarious exchange between the famed artists and his surprised guests. But Fela Kuti got the errant singer in the end and the disposal was truly –in typical Fela style– hilarious.

Watch Fela's video below