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Nationality  Nigerian
Name  Yeni Kuti
Ethnicity  Yoruba
Role  Dancer
Notable work  Felabration
Cousins  Frances Kuboye
Children  1

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Full Name  Oluwayeni Anikulapo-Kuti
Born  May 22, 1961 (age 54) (1961-05-22) England, United Kingdom
Alma mater  Nigerian Institute of Journalism
Occupation  Dancer singer business woman
Parents  Fela Kuti, Remilekun Taylor
Siblings  Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Omosalewa Anikulapo Kuti, Kunle Anikulapo Kuti, Motunrayo Anikulapo Kuti, Sola Kuti
Grandparents  Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti
Uncles  Beko Ransome-Kuti, Olikoye Ransome-Kuti
Similar People  Seun Kuti, Femi Kuti, Fela Kuti, Funmilayo Ransome‑Kuti, Beko Ransome‑Kuti

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Oluwayeni Anikulapo-Kuti (born May 22, 1961 in England, United Kingdom) is a dancer, singer and descendant of the Ransome-Kuti family. She pioneered the idea of Felabration, a music festival conceived to celebrate the life and contributions of her father Fela Kuti to the Nigerian society.

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Born in England, Yeni was born as the first child to afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti and to a British mother. She completed her basic and secondary education in Nigeria after leaving the United Kingdom at the age of two. She holds a diploma in journalism after she graduated from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. In 1986, she joined Femi's band as a singer and dancer after dropping her job as a fashion designer. She currently serves as a co-manager of the New Afrika Shrine alongside her brother Femi Kuti.

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