Angelique Kidjo – Got My Kidjo Workin

This day (July 14, 1960 ), in Ouidah, Benin, is born Angelique Kidjo, a Beninoise singer and songwriter.

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Wikipedia : This day (July 14, 1960 ), in Ouidah, Benin, is born Angelique Kidjo, a Beninoise singer and songwriter.

Angelique Kidjo : Like Miriam Makeba was before her, Kidjo is the continent’s most internationally celebrated female musical exponent. And yet, the GRAMMY-winning artist has lived outside Africa for more than two decades.

@Facebook : Asked about her seemingly boundless enthusiasm, drive and creativity, she simply laughs and says, Without challenges in life, we get bored. Me, I just always keep in mind what my grandmother used to say, ‘You rest when you die’.

@last.fm : She started singing in her school band Les Sphinx and found success as a teenager with her adaptation of Miriam Makeba’s “Les Trois Z” which played on national radio.

@Discogs :

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Video : Cambridge folk festival (2012) . Batonga . Move On Up . w/ Alicia Keys – Afrika (2009) . w/ Carlos Santana – Pearls (2006) . Voodoo Child (1999) . Adouma (1994) . We We (1992) .

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