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.


The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Rema, BLK JKS, Tkay Maidza, Ayra Starr and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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