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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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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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