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Livestream Angélique Kidjo's Austin City Limits Performance [10/17 @ 8pm CST/9pm EST]

Tune in Saturday, September 17, at 8pm CST/9pm EST to watch Angélique Kidjo live on Austin City Limits.


Tonight, October 17, Angélique Kidjo will make her Austin City Limits debut at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas. The performance will be streaming live beginning at 8pm CST/9pm EST. The broadcast version of the show will air on PBS.

After winning her second career "Best World Music Album" Grammy earlier this year, the Beninese musician and activist released Sings, her collaborative album with Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, in March. Last month Kidjo, lit up the stage at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City with a speech and performance after Pope Francis.

Tune in Saturday, September 17, at 8pm CST/9pm EST to watch Angélique Kidjo live on Austin City Limits.

Just arrived in Austin for Austin City Limits taping tomorrow! Livestream at 8pm CST!!!

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Let Jojo Abot's New Afrofuturistic Video Hypnotize You

The Ghanaian artist releases the new video for "Nye VeVe SeSe," an entirely iPhone-recorded track.

Jojo Abot is rounding out a strong year which has seen her tour South Africa, release the NGIWUNKULUNKULU EP and work with institutions like the New Museum, Red Bull Sound Select and MoMA on her art and performances.

Jojo is now sharing her latest music video for "Nye VeVe SeSe," a song featured on her iPhone-only production project, Diary Of A Traveler.

"Nye Veve Sese is an invitation to let go of the burden of pain and suffering that keeps us from becoming our best and greatest selves," a statement from Jojo's team reads. "Asking the question of why pain is pleasurable to both the one in pain and the source of the pain. Often time the two being one and the same."

Watch her new "meditative piece," which was shot in Bedstuy, Brooklyn, below.

Jojo Abot will be playing her final US show of the year in New York City alongside Oshun on October 26 at Nublu 151. Grab your tickets here.

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