Angélique Kidjo

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Angélique Kidjo was born on July 14, 1960 in Ouidah, Benin. She is an actress and composer, known for The CEO (2016), Street Fighter (1994) and Blood Diamond (2006). See full bio »

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Known For

The CEO Dr. Zara Zimmerman
Street Fighter Soundtrack
Blood Diamond Soundtrack
Sahara Soundtrack


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 2022 The Woman King
The Meunon (as Angelique Kidjo)
 2021 Christmas Flow (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... Gloria
- Episode #1.3 (2021) ... Gloria
 2021 The Braves
 2020 Yemi Alade Feat. Angelique Kidjo: Shekere (Music Video)
Angélique Kidjo
 2018 Wah Fu Dance (Video short)
 2018 Neo Yokio (TV Series)
Aunt Angelique
- Pink Christmas (2018) ... Aunt Angelique (voice)
 2016 Ebola: In Praise of Prevention (TV Short) (voice)
 2016/I The CEO
Dr. Zara Zimmerman
 2014 UNICEF: Imagine (Music Video short)
Angélique Kidjo
 2014 Band Aid 30: Do They Know It's Christmas? (Music Video short)
Angélique Kidjo
 2013 Mother of George
Ma Nike
 2007 Angélique Kidjo Feat. Joss Stone: Gimme Shelter (Music Video)
Angélique Kidjo
 2002 People I Know
Ms. Thuli Kani (as Angelique Kidjo)
 1994 Angélique Kidjo: Agolo (Music Video)
Angélique Kidjo
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Black Ivory Soul," 2002. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Angelique Kidjo

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Personal Quote:

Benin has little tradition of harmony in the south where I come from. The north has a lot more, but the south has more rhythms, which are absolutely fantastic and people don't know them. There's one village specifically dedicated to the drum. When you get there you can go and choose your tree, cut it down and make your percussion from it. The challenge for me is adding the harmonies that the ... See more »

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