Ghana’s highly acclaimed reggae/dancehall artist, Stonebwoy, shared the stage with Africa’s preeminent icon, Angelique Kidjo, at her 40th anniversary concert held at London’s Albert Hall.
The event commemorated Angelique Kidjo’s exceptional contributions to the global prominence of Afro-sounds, leaving a profound impact worldwide and serving as a source of inspiration for women in Africa.
The two remarkable icons delivered a captivating performance of their latest collaboration, ‘Manodzi,’ from Stonebwoy’s 5th Dimension album, creating a warmly engaging atmosphere within Albert Hall.
The night was truly unforgettable as the Beninese singer-songwriter and five-time Grammy Award winner took the spotlight.
Angelique Kidjo delivered electrifying renditions of some of her most beloved songs, accompanied by the Chineke! Orchestra and other esteemed artists who graced the stage.
Angelique Kidjo’s global influence was evident through her extensive musical catalogue, skillfully fusing West African traditions from her youth with American R&B, funk, and jazz, drawing inspiration from Europe and Latin America.
The concert marked the commencement of Kidjo’s year-long world tour, spanning continents such as Australia, Asia, Europe, and South America, with a grand finale planned at New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall in 2024.
Source: The Independent Ghana