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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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Interview
Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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