FELA PROPOSED TO ME IN PARIS –SANDRA ISIDORE

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FELA PROPOSED TO ME IN PARIS –SANDRA ISIDORE Sandra Isidore

The traces of her yesterday still resonate in her voice. You could feel the charms of her laughter ringing in your ears, her words, carefully and cautiously piercing the telephone receiver. Sandra Isidore, despite age and time, is stunning and aging with grace. This woman, regarded as the empress of Afrobeat music fortress, still sings. Sandra, like Afrobeat music, is panoramic. She can be stubbornly evasive but delightfully submissive, or pretends to be. However, get ready to seize the moment with persistence.

“You ask the same questions in a thousand ways, Jebose, that’s scary,” she subtly conceded recently.

The awakening of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s political consciousness was birthed inside the heart and home of the then Los Angeles singer and dancer named Sandra Smith. The romantic relationship between Fela and Sandra became legendary and everlasting: it nurtured one of the most profound musicians and characters of the…

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