Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist, Angélique Kidjo, is currently on top of her career after top media personalities and blogs took notice of her upcoming album, Celia.
Since the early 80’s, Angélique Kidjo has grown from a simple songwriter to an influential celebrity with international recognition. She is well-known for her diverse music and has been widely nicknamed as Africa’s premier diva”.
Celia is Angélique Kidjo’s first album this year and is set for official release on April 19. The 10-track album is a special dedication to Afro-Cuban singer, Celia Cruz, and is entirely inspired by her life.
Angélique Kidjo has, in the past, worked with big names in the music industry such as Jeff Bhasker and her ability to blend contemporary music into electrifying rhythms and exotic African guitars is one of the top reasons to her success in music.