Angelique Kidjo - Black Ivory Soul (2002)
Unknown Rip | FLAC | HQ Cover | English | No Cue or Log | 425 MB
Genre: Pop | Label: Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Kidjo was born in Cotonou, Benin. Her father is from the Fon people of Ouidah and her mother from the Yoruba people. She grew up listening to James Brown, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, and Santana. By the time she was six, Kidjo was performing with her mother's theatre troupe, giving her an early appreciation for traditional music and dance. She started singing in her school band Les Sphinx and found success as a teenager with her adaptation of Miriam Makeba's "Les Trois Z" which played on national radio.