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Benin : Djin Djin (2007)
Djin Djin (2007)

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Created: 14th May 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
Angelique Kidjo
Angelique Kidjo began performing at the age of six and grew to become one of Africa's most beloved performers. Kidjo, fluent in several languages, has sung in Fon, French, Yoruba, Swahili, and English. The singer and songwriter combines Benin's traditional Zilin vocal technique with jazz styles. Angelique Kidjo has won four Grammys and is praised for her diversity and creativity, including her re-makes of George Gershwin's Summertime, Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child, and The Rolling Stones' Gimme Shelter. She has also collaborated with numerous artists around the world and is a is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
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