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Building a Bridge Between Classical and African Music

Angelique Kidjo | Posted 07.06.2015 | Entertainment
Angelique Kidjo

One of the most common misconceptions about Africa, my continent, is that its culture and its arts are primitive. It suggests that African art is closest to the beginning of mankind, closer to a time when we were still half-beast/half-man! Why so much ignorance?

The Art of Pursuing Your Dreams

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 03.15.2015 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

Her story shows people that you can live your childhood dreams through dedication and hard work. In the same breath, you can use your dream career to influence your community in a positive manner.

Peter Buffett and Angelique Kidjo Release Single to Support Girls in Africa

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I have been trying to interview Emmy Award-winning composer/philanthropist Peter Buffett for two years. I wrote about Grammy Award-winning UNICEF G...

Asa: The Next Generation's Voice Of African Protest

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Modiba

What do you get when you take a bit of Bob Marley, a chunk of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, add some India Arie pre-mixed with Miriam Makeba and Angélique Kidjo and finish it off with Yoruba classics?