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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…

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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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