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Angélique Kidjo 'Eva'

'Eve' (due out 1/28) is the latest from Angelique Kidjo. Listen to the first single "Eva," featuring Nigerian/French soulstress Asa.


Beninese icon Angélique Kidjo returns to diva-dom with an upcoming ode to women across the continent. The collaboration rich Eve (due out 1/28 via 429 Records) features the joint efforts of Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, Kronos Quartet, NOLA legend Dr. John, as well as Kenyan and Beninese women's choirs. The first single "Eva" (not to be confused with the album name) showcases a double dose of vocals from Nigerian/French soulstress Asa. Listen below and stay tuned for more news on Angélique Kidjo, including her autobiographical book Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music (due out 1/7).

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