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Angelique Kidjo - Celia goes #1 on 'Transglobal World Music Chart' for August

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Angélique Kidjo new Verve/Universal Music France release is an album that honors Celia Cruz, widely known as "the Queen of Salsa" and the most popular Latin artist of the 20th century.  On Celia, Kidjo explores the African roots of the Cuban-born Cruz and reimagines selections from the singers extraordinary career in surprising new ways, infused with an explosion of sounds and rhythms from Cuba, Africa, the Middle East, America and beyond.  The album includes performances by Tony Allen (Fela Kuti) on drums, Meshell Ndegeocello on bass, and British saxophonist Shabaka Hutchins plus his band Sons of Kemet.   

Angelique Kidjo - Celia goes #1 on August: Transglobal World Music Chart