Angélique Kidjo, a four-time Grammy award winner and founder of emPawa Africa has shared a new music video Africa, one of a kind in featuring Nigerian music star Mr. Eazi and Malian legend, Salif Keita.
The musical video directed by Drahmas Omofresh of Benin is one of the music in her new album, Mother Nature, to be released on June 18.
Accompanied by dancers dressed in traditional African outfits, she expressed in lyrics and arts, the uniqueness of Africa as one of a kind.
The thirteen tracks album has Angélique joining forces with some fascinating young creators of West African music, Afro-pop, Afrobeats, hip hop and R&B, and represents her remarkable influence in younger generations of Africans in music.
In a bid to express the rich content of the musical video as well as stressing the contributions by artists featured in the song, she said ” Mr. Eazi has composed for us a beautiful Ode to the African continent! The sound and groove are inspired by contemporary Afrobeats but the song takes its roots in the tradition of Africa songwriting. This is why it was so important to have Salif Keita singing his signature melody in the intro. Three generations of musicians are United here to celebrate the future of Africa.”
Africa is home to many musical legends who have over the years, captivated the world with the beauty of music art as a gift from the motherland.
Now you can watch the video here: