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  • blog February 8, 2015

    Congratulations! Angélique Kidjo Wins Grammy for “Eve”

    Angélique Kidjo just won her second Grammy, beating out notable competition like Anoushka Shankar and Sergio Mendes for Best World Music Album. We at Afropop extend our warmest congratulations to Angélique and all her fans! On our podcast, Angelique Kidjo: The Roots of … Read more »

  • blog February 3, 2014

    Web Exclusive Podcast- Angelique Kidjo: The Roots of “Eve”

    In addition to Afropop Worldwide’s new show, Benin: Transforming Traditions, we bring you this web exclusive podcast, Angelique Kidjo: The Roots Of Eve, featuring new music and an exclusive interview with the Queen herself. Afropop Worldwide has followed Angelique since … Read more »

  • interview January 30, 2014

    Angelique Kidjo discusses her new CD “Eve,” and book “Spirit Rising”

    2014 is looking like a big year for Benin’s biggest music star, Angélique Kidjo. She has a new book out, “Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music” (with Rachel Wenrick. Harper Design). It tells the story of her remarkable artistic childhood … Read more »

  • program January 30, 2014

    Benin: Transforming Traditions

    This program tells the story of generations of creative musicians from Benin who translate traditional, largely Vodun occult music into popular and experimental music. We hear traditional music styles including tchinkoumé, agbadja, and kakagbo, and explore how, starting in the … Read more »

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