Angélique Kidjo gives a funky African reading of a Talking Heads’ milestone. ‘And you may find yourself in another part of the world’

Angélique Kidjo' s 'Remain In Light' is her thirteenth studio album (a take-on the 1980 Talking Heads' album) produced by Jeff Bhasker, featuring Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend frontman, etc. and released on June 8, 2018 by Kravenworks

Angélique Kidjo

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proves a real triumph mining an emotional resonance not entirely evident in Byrne’s detached vocal, as Kidjo makes it soar.

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Kidjo also rewrote some of the lyrics and added traditional African parables and songs in the background NPR

Kidjo tells the story of a man named Mojique, who sees first-hand the colonization of his village

Angélique Kidjo - Remain In Light

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Singing Talking Heads

Cage The Elephant, Bonnie Raitt, The Lumineers, Widespread Panic, The Motet, Antibalas, The Roots, David Byrne, St Vincent, Angelique Kidjo, Mavis Staples, Yonder Mountain String Band, Florence and the Machine, Lotus

This week In One-Off Collaborations 06/52

Angélique Kidjo & Buddy Guy, Paul Simon & Chris Thile, Post Malone & Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sharon Stone & Aerosmith, Slash & Carole King, Marianne Faithfull & Bill Frisell, Candy Dulfer & Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dionne Warwick & Chuck Jackson, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Porter & Laura Mvula, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh & Diana Krall, Lou Rawls & Stanley Turrentine

Singing With Alicia Keys

John Mayer, James Bay, Brandi Carlile, Jack White, Eve, Stevie Wonder, Oumou Sangaré, Angelique Kidjo, Rob Thomas, Andra Day, Jay Z, Queen Latifah, Kathleen Battle

This week In One-Off Collaborations 03/52

Roger Waters & Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker & Buddy Miles, Etta James & Chuck Berry, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot & Elton John, Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash & Johnny Depp, Bono & Johnny Depp, Brandi Carlile & Audioslave, Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves & Lizz Wright

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°332 – New Music Videos

Bulova . Sarodj, Candy Flow, Sofi Tukker, Zuchu, Ovi . Kim Loaiza, Lali, Alok, Elephant Man, Angelique Kidjo, Sigala, One N' Only

They are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide music videos that caught, these past days, our interest and musical or visual liking.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

Tracklist

1 . Bulova . Pa' Donde E'

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2 . Sarodj . Me Gusta

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3 . Candy Flow . So So

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4 . Sofi Tukker . Original Sin

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5 . Zuchu . Mwambieni

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6 . Ovi . Kim Loaiza . Despues De Las 12

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7 . Lali . Como Tú

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‘Music For The Dancers’ N°192 – New Music Videos

Becky G, El Alfa, Mbosso . Rauw Alejandro, Noriel, Manuel Turizo, Soolking, Luis Fonsi, Myke Towers, Kalpana, Baba Ali, Jan Blomqvist . Bloom Twins, Angelique Kidjo, Soso Maness, Now United

They are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide dance tunes

that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

Tracklist

1 . Becky G, El Alfa . Fulanito

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2 . Mbosso . Kamseleleko (w/ Baba Levo)

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3 . Rauw Alejandro . Aceleraste Mis Latidos

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4 . Noriel, Manuel Turizo . Mala Influencia

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5 . Soolking . Fada

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Michael Olatuja . Angelique Kidjo, Tm Bax . Kamal Raja, Dienis . Fanny Lu, Ichon, Lylloo Feat Yoss, Irama, Josephlee, Milly . Ankhal, Anuel AA, Daddy Yankee, Play-N-Skillz, Zion . Lennox, Abraham Mateo . Becky G, Robin Schulz . Wes, Freeboy . Winnie Nwagi are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide dance tunes that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware (possibly) NSFW

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

Tracklist

1 . Michael Olatuja . Angelique Kidjo . Lagos Pepper Soup

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2 . Tm Bax . Kamal Raja . Masalei Ni

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3 . Dienis . Fanny Lu . Caso Decida Ficar

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4 . Ichon . Noir Ou Blanc (w/ Loveni)

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5 . Lylloo Feat Yoss . Chula 2020

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Harpi Gill, Jerry Smith, Lenny Tavárez, Billy Kenny . Huxley, Mc Rebecca, Bulin 47 . Kiko El Crazy, Everglow, DJ Arafat, Tainy, Maître Gims, Blasterjaxx, Yemi Alade . Angelique Kidjo are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide dance tunes that caught, these past days, our interest and liking.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

Tracklist

1 . Harpi Gill . Lethal Jatti

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2 . Jerry Smith . Reladinha

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3 . Lenny Tavárez . La Pared 360 (w/ Justin Quiles)

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4 . Billy Kenny . Huxley . SWEAT

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5 . Mc Rebecca . Enquanto . Beat Tocar

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6 . Bulin 47 . Kiko El Crazy . Prendia

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7 . Everglow . Dun Dun

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Filles A Papa

From 'Don't Leave Me, Daddy' to 'Long Daddy Green' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Girls and their Dadies'. "Filles A Papa" has Dinah Shore , Dinah Washington, Eva Ayllon, Marylin Scott and many more.

Somi – The Lagos Music Salon

Released in May 21014, "The Lagos Music Salon" is the second album by American born Somi.

Track Listing : 1.First Kiss: Eko Oni Baje (Somi

) - 01:25 . 2.Love Juju #1 (Somi) - 03:22 . 3.Lady Revisited (Somi) - 03:56 . 4.Ankara Sundays (Somi) - 05:19 . 5.Ginger Me Slowly (Somi) - 04:04 . 6.When Rivers Cry (Somi) - 04:29 . 7.Brown Round Things (Somi) - 04:31 . 8.The Story Of Monkey (Somi) - 00:53 . 9.Akobi: First Born Sun (Somi) - 04:07 . 10.Two Dollar Day (Somi) - 05:51 . 11.Still Your Girl (Somi) - 04:47 . 12.Four. One. Nine (Somi) - 03:33 . 13.Love Nwantinti (Somi) - 02:11 . 14.Four African Women (Somi) - 06:36 . 15.Hearts & Swag (Somi) - 01:18 . 16.Love Juju #2 (Somi) - 04:21 . 17.Last Song (Somi) - 04:21 . 18.Shine Your Eye (Somi) - 03:23

Musicians : Somi

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