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Angélique Kidjo

Angélique Kidjo

April 29
Apr 29
Friday 7:30 PM
Spaulding Auditorium 2h00m

Pan-African flavors and irresistible beats from the award-winning Beninese singer.

21/22 Hop Presents

Kidjo comes to the Hop for a show featuring the high-octane numbers that have cemented her place on the international scene. She will perform highlights from Remain in Light and Celia mixed as well as selections from her recently released Mother Nature album. Produced in quarantine, the new work features collaborations with up-and-coming stars from her homeland continent including Burna Boy, Sampa the Great and Yemi Alade. Mother Nature focuses on the pressing topics of preserving the environment and human rights.

Generously supported by the Wetzel Family Fund for the Arts and the Patricia S. and Robert A. Levinson 1946 Fund

Photo: Fabrice Mabillot

Four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest artists in international music today, a creative force with thirteen albums to her name. The BBC has included her in its list of the continent's 50 most iconic figures, and in 2011 The Guardian listed her as one of their Top 100 Most Inspiring Women in the World. Forbes Magazine has ranked Angelique as the first woman in their list of the Most Powerful Celebrities in Africa. She is the recent recipient of the prestigious 2015 Crystal Award given by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the 2016 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award, and the 2018 German Sustainability Award. Learn more about Angélique >

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