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NYC: Angélique Kidjo Revisits Her Childhood in Benin

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Angélique Kidjo, seen lending her voice to Occupy Wall Street in the video above, will revisit tales from her childhood in Benin at Joe's Pub in New York City. The shows take place Thursday Nov. 17 at 9:30pm, and Friday Nov. 18 at 7:00pm. Kidjo and director Jo Bonney will be sharing a sneak peek at their work-in-progress as part of Joe's Pub's New York Voices series. Head here for more information on the event.

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The ‘Coming 2 America’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack & ‘The Rhythm Of Zamunda’ Are Out Now

Featuring Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga, Alpha P, Davido and many more.

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Still blazing charts after the success of his debut album Old Romance, Tekno has a growing list of impressive collaborations with artists like Davido, Drake, Beyonce, to name a few. The singer does not have not one, but two of his hit songs featured; "Waka Waka" is featured on the official soundtrack and "Skeletun" on Rhythms of Zamunda.

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