TITLE

Angélique Kidjo

AUTHOR(S)
Blagg, Christopher
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Offbeat;May2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles musician Angéique Kidjo in the music industry and trade in New Orleans, Louisiana. Kidjo has been working out on her own path, creating unique hybrids of Afro-pop with Caribbean music, worldbeat with R&B, traditional West African rhythms with dashes of rock ‘n’ roll.
ACCESSION #
20806806

 

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