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Any effort to compare Wizkid to the legendary Afrobeat singer, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is almost sacrilege.
Nigerian actor and comedian, Woli Arole, made this assertion in a tweet insisting that Fela’s status and achievement far outweighed that of Wizkid.
however, wants people to keep the argument modest if they should draw parallel lines between the two music acts from Nigeria.
He also said Fela was being studied in universities abroad, which places him ahead of any other artistes from Africa’s most populous nation.
Fela Aníkúlápó Kuti also known as Abami Eda was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer, political activist, and Pan-Africanist. He is regarded as the pioneer of Afrobeat, an African music genre that combines traditional Yoruba with funk and jazz.