The Inspiring Journey of Africa’s most celebrated female singer: Angelique Kidjo

The Beninese singer, songwriter, actress and activist “Angelique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, popularly know as Angelique Kidjo was born on the 14th of July, 1960. She is of Nigerian descent, she was born in Ouidah, French Dehomey (now Benin). Angelique Kidjo music elements include the Afropop, jazz, Caribbean zonk, Congolese rumba gospel and Latin styles. She’s fluent in five different languages: French, Fon, Gen (Mina), Yoruba and English, She sings in all of them and also in Swahili language

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