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Angélique Kidjo (born on July 14, 1960) is a Grammy Award-winning Beninese singer, noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos.

Kidjo was born in Ouidah, Benin. Her father is Fon from Ouidah and her mother is Yoruba . She grew up listening to James Brown, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, and Santana.

By the time she was six, Kidjo was performing with her mother's theatre troupe, giving her an early appreciation for traditional music and dance. She… read more

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  • Love it
  • Great voice!
  • Africa's songs "of freedom"! Redemption song is exactly why Angelique made Africa.com's list of the greatest socially conscious artists: http://www.africa.com/blog/5-of-the-greatest-socially-conscious-african-musicians-ever/
  • Incrível!
  • Peace , Love & Happiness <3
  • Summertime
  • I love Angelique Kidjo
  • Malaïka <3
  • I've managed to translate a lot of her songs. Very intelligent singer, so much to offer. Personally I love the diversity of her music, not limited to just one style. And very few people follow her, another shameful issue.

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