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Angelique Kidjo & Burna Boy Put On A Spirited Display In New Video For 'Do Yourself'

The music video comes as the single received a nomination for Best Global Music Performance at this year's Grammy Music Awards ceremony.

Four-time Grammy-award-winning singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo is proving to be an evergreen talent, as she releases the music video to accompany her single "Do Yourself." The Beninese icon joins forces with Nigerian musical heavyweight Burna Boy to deliver their joint army of fans a fun-loving, wholesome pro-African anthem of note. The renowned singer's single with the 'African Giant' comes off last year's album, Mother Nature.


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Black Coffee, Sampa the Great, and More African Acts To Perform at Coachella 2022

The music festival's impressive lineup may just be the cure we need.

The internationally beloved Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back this year after a forced two-year hiatus — and their lineup is fire. In the music industry's latest attempt at edging closer to large outdoor festivals being a (safe) thing again, Coachella's two-weekend blowout promises a musical event concert goers will not want to miss out on. International musical heavyweights Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, and Kanye 'Ye' West will headline the festivals being held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, on April 15-17 and April 22-24.

Other big-name performers include Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, and Fatboy Slim, but lucky for us, this year's lineup includes some of our favorites from the continent. South Africa's Black Coffee, Zambian-Australian rap star Sampa The Great, Belgium-Rwandan hitmaker Stromae, and AMEME from Benin are set to make the continent proud. As African music continues to reign over international music charts, trends, and speakers, the inclusion in international festivals only further proves the dominating potential homegrown beats have.

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