What Fela Kuti said about his wifeys years ago…

Citypeople magazine has just released an extract of the well-known authorized biography about legendary Afrobeat pioneer, Fela, by
Carlos Moore provides insight into his life as a husband. 

The extract of the autobiography 
titled “Fela: This Bitch Of A Life”, chronicles what Fela said about his  27 wifeys and the night he got married to them

“Coming back to my wives. OK What attracted me to each of
them? Sex! I thought they were sexy and fuckable. That’s what attracts me to a
woman first. Some came to my house on their own. Others, I had come. Why?
‘Cause I wanted to f*** them. That was all. I wanted a house where I could be
f***ing and I had it. It grew into something else after though. Something
special. But it started just with sex. 
The desire to f***. Man, the one most important thing in the
human being is that life-giving and pleasurable sensation:
sexual orgasm. And that’s what’s being condemned the most. Yeah. Somebody was
asking me, trying to put down my ideas, if I thought sex was politics. “No, I
don’t,” I said. “Sex is life.”That’s what I believe. Me, I fuck as often and as
long as I can-o! Now, it’s not even a matter of choice. 
“When I married twenty-seven women I knew what I was
doing-o! Did I sleep with all of them on the night of the marriage? No. Man, I
said I married twenty-seven, not seven! I only slept with one. The one next in
turn. I followed my normal procedure. 
You see, before I married them I’d told them: “Look, when I
marry you, I’m gonna do the same thing I was doing before with you. It’s gonna
be the same house, the same thing, but just that we’re married.” 
Do I find living with them difficult? Naaaaah. I love it.
It’s not difficult at all. It’s difficult if you don’t think of them or deal
with them as women. Now, if you put them in the same frame as men, then it would
be difficult. But I don’t do that,man.”

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