Angelique Kidjo is an African singer from Benin, a small country in West Africa. She moved to Paris due to political turmoil in Benin. While in Paris, she attended a jazz school. Here she met her future husband, Jean Hebrail, a musician too. They now live in New York and they have an 11 year old daughter, Naima. Angelique speaks and sings in several languages including Fon, Yoruba, Mina, French and English. She has been nominated four times for the Grammies awards and is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
Kidjo will be performing live in New York, NY - Madison Square Garden Monday, March 12th
Featuring guest appearances by:
Amadou and Mariam;