Felu Kuti's Son Says His Dad's Spirit Isn't "Anywhere" Near Kanye West

The Afrobeat pioneer's son isn't feeling Yandhi.

(AllHipHop News) Kanye West is grabbing headlines for his trip to Africa, but it's not all good with everyone.

The son of legendary singer Felu Kuti dissed Kanye, after the rapper name-checked the legendary Nigerian singer during a Periscope rant the other night.

“The spirit of Fela, the spirit of Marley, the spirit of Pac… they flow through me," Kanye said.

Not so, according to Fela's son, Seun Kuti, who wanted nothing to do with the controversial rap star.

“On behalf of the Kuti family, I want to state that the spirit of Olufela Anikulapo Kuti isn’t anywhere near Kanye West,” Seun Kuti said.

Kanye has also drawn the wrath of popular Ugandan artist Bobi Wine, who blasted the rapper for his support of President Yoweri Museveni, the heavy-handed leader known for cracking the heads of journalists while giving death sentences to known homosexuals.

Kanye has been fraternizing with President Museveni as he records his new album Yandhi in the country.

In August, Bobi Wine was arrested for speaking out against Museveni's government.

“[Kanye West] is hobnobbing with a president who has been in power now for 32 years and restricts any freedom, a country where opposition activists are tortured and imprisoned," Bobbi Wine snapped.

Reports suggest the Ugandan leader is cozying up to Kanye West, in hopes of gaining the favor of U.S. President, Donald Trump.

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